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Defined by change
Erika Hibbert
South AfricaGALLERYCONVERSATION
The generation of women to which I belong is defined by change. Change and changeability. Born in South Africa and becoming adults at the time of huge social and political change, we are the generation on the cusp.

My generation of women come together from deeply divergent pasts to sticky-tape and bandage a society wounded by itself. In each other’s eyes we see pain and longing and confusion and hope and joy. Mostly I see us as the menders. Nothing is constant. Adaptation is essential. Taking on the challenges of change: nurturing our collective children, the younger generation, with values of caring and self-love and respect for all. And growing ourselves as precious individuals.
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