Hands: Gift of a Generation is a book born from the multi-sensory exhibition of the same name by the Singapore Memory project (SMP) held between August and October 2013 at the National Library in Singapore. Comprising 45 individual profiles, each accompanied by a striking photograph, this book is a valuable collection of stories that reflects the transformation of Singapore through the years.These anecdotes encapsulate a diverse cross-section of everyday Singaporeans, each connected through their unique experiences and perspectives of Singapore. Reflecting this diversity, the book contains 10 translated profiles in each of Singapore’s mother-tongue languages of Chinese, Malay and Tamil.Sean Lee is a teller of short stories through his photographs. He was a winner of the 2011 ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu and a member of the Reflexions Masterclass (2011–2013). His work has been exhibited all over the world.