A Maltese migrant experience of the unemployed camps on the banks of the Torrens River in South Australia, 1930-1938.
What makes Antonio’s story fascinating is the hut he built and decorated to resemble a red brick cottage. His hut offers a place to situate our imagination using a historical lens to invoke concepts of migration, identity and meaning of home.
Please follow the link below to the National Library of Australia to read a short article I wrote about Antonio Cini and his decorated hut.
(More Chapters will be added soon)
Streets Paved with Gold
Metamorphoses in a Suitcase
The Moon and The Luzzu
The Olive Grove
Social Historical Background