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Erika Hibbert

Guidelines for an Infant - Window Seat

Guidelines for an Infant - Window Seat

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Title: Guidelines for an Infant - Window Seat
Medium: Monotype with chine collé
Size: 50.5 x 33.5 cm
Edition size: 1/1

The infant gazes backwards into the distance, across a vast landscape. The transparent bowl and the promise of the ellipse/bay are lost on her until she turns towards the future.

Guidelines for an Infant

"A pamphlet handed out to new mothers by the South African Department of Health c.1965, offers guidance on how ‘to keep baby healthy and happy’. I am dazed by the matter-of-fact approach that contradicts my own parenting experience. All of the instructions lead to the separating and the letting go, that will ultimately define good mothering." Erika Hibbert, 2018

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