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 in TEXTILE: the journal of cloth & culture (forthcoming 2020), the text is dedicated to Anthony Bumhira who passed away in January of 2020.

Image credit here and home page: Anthony Bumhira, Dhoyilisi Generation (2018) detail. Photo courtesy of Zeitz MOCCA.