Victoria Finlay on the Hidden History of the Material World
In Conversation with Andrew Keen
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Victoria Finlay, author of Fabric: The Hidden History of the Material World.
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Victoria Finlay is the critically acclaimed author of Color: Travels Through the Paintbox and the former arts editor of the South China Morning Post. She studied social anthropology and has traveled around the world in search of stories about her subjects, from color to jewels and fabric. As well as writing, she has worked in international development.