Tag Archives: history

The Beautiful Obscure

My recently published book The Beautiful Obscure, on the intertwining cultural histories of Australia and Spain, is available now from Transmission Press, or selected bookshops. On the Transmission Press website there is also information on upcoming events and launches, as … Continue reading

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The Preservationist

In 2013 I spoke with Mexican-born, New York-based architect, conservator and perfumer Carlos Huber as he released Arquiste, a line of fragrances that re-create several key moments in European and South American history. Visiting Ibiza in his early twenties, Mexican-born Carlos … Continue reading

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The Art of Forgetting

The Art of Forgetting: some thoughts on Australia’s reconciliation process, and Spain’s buried civil war. From work in progress…   “To hide the violence, it is necessary to hide the history,” argued Henry Reynolds at the turn of the century, … Continue reading

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