Nomvula Millicent Hoko
Nomvula Millicent Hoko is a young visual artist, producer, DJ and curator. Hoko, who was a former art assistant at PJ Simelane Secondary school, studied printmaking at Artist Proof Studio and specialises in abstract art. Artist Statement As an abstract painter and printmaker, I figured I should consider photography and use myself as a visual metaphor. As human beings, we interact with religion and often have spiritual relationships. And yet we may not be aware of these relationships simply because it exists for us; human beings have a complicated inner world which can affect and direct our purpose in life. I see spirituality as part of my prayer and faith as it is the only way, for me, to keep the connection. By using photography as interpretation I try to make an objective understanding - with their clothes and body gestures - about the consciousness of their energy with me and my cultural beliefs.