Material Matters

"Material Matters in Paintings at the End of an Era" is an edited and annotated transcript of a panel discussion between Anthony Bumhira, Jessica Hemmings and Hayden Proud, chaired by Erica de Greef which took place at Zeitz MOCCA in Cape Town, South Africa, in December 2018 and focused on the "Five Bhob" exhibition curated by Tandazani Dhlakama. The text is dedicated to Anthony Bumhira who passed away in January of 2020. An excerpt of the dialogue focusing on Anthony Bumhira is published with Selvedge.

  • Image credit

    Anthony Bumhira, Dhoyilisi Generation (2018) detail. Photo courtesy of Zeitz MOCCA.

  • Open access publication

    with TEXTILE: cloth & culture (2020)