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Catherine O’Flynn & Siân Rees

Failed utopia

Catherine O’Flynn explores failed utopias, and Siân Rees takes us to Asunción in Paraguay. Catherine O’Flynn dissects her enthusiasm for failed utopias, such as the ghost real estate ventures of the Spanish Riviera, and the influence of growing up surrounded by the ‘bizarre and melancholy landscaped public spaces’ of Birmingham. Siân Rees takes us to Asunción in Paraguay, where magical realism makes sense and ghosts haunt the landscape and the imagination.


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