Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

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. Published with open access in TEXTILE: the journal of cloth & culture (2020), 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 here & hompage: Anthony Bumhira, Dhoyilisi Generation (2018) detail. Photo courtesy of Zeitz MOCCA.