Bhorholo, Nombuso
Born 1995 in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa
Nombuso Bhorholo is a young visual artist, creative writer and public art performer whose work focuses on female representation, and uses male subjects/participants as a metaphor for female representation. In 2012, Bhorholo studied film at the CJC Art Campus Crown Mines in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2013, she enrolled with the Market photo workshop to enhance her practical cinematography skills. Bhorholo got a scholarship to study multimedia in 2016 in Cape Town at the Academy of Design also known as Friends of Design. In 2017, she worked with the Sisonke Organisation as an artist in activism for sex workers. Bhorholo continues to document social ills in the city of Johannesburg and is actively involved in issues that affect women and children in South Africa.
Nombuso Bhorholo, Mel I, 2015 – 2016, Edition of 8, Courtesy AFRONOVA GALLERY