JJUKKO HOODS

Jjukko Hoods was born in 1980 and is a graduate from Kampala University, currently the Director of IVUKA arts Uganda, President of the Society of Uganda contemporary art (SOUCA), Director and founder of GECKO art Gallery, in Uganda. Jjukko has tried to transform contemporary African art out of the craft and artifact classification by integrating both modern and traditional concepts. His work in the past involved working with different unique techniques and materials like Bark cloth painting. His current work done on canvas with acrylic and oil painting depicts Kampala’s busy urban life. An intense series of paintings, that serve as a visual memoir of what the city looks and feels like. You can find Jjukko’s work at The Talisman from February 2nd, 2016