Boipelo Khunou

Photographer, multimedia artist.

Boipelo Khunou (a.k.a BOTAKI) is an artist and freelance portrait photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is currently completing a BAFA Honours degree at the University of Witwatersrand. She is interested in the embodiment of personal power, working in various media to engage ideas that speak to lived experience. Dedicated to her philosophy, BOTAKI KE BOTSHELO, artful living and collaborating is a tool in her creative processes.

In a video series, Batho in Conversation – Consciousness in identifying our own beauty, Khunou, with the help of her sister Didintle, filmed conversations around beauty, hair and the socio-political factors that impact self-love.