Interview: Tim Wilson

By Hamish McKenzie In Television

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25th February, 2012
Tim Wilson walks into the down-market diner in Spanish Harlem and says hello to a woman he recognises from church. Aside from us two Kiwis, she is the only white person in the diner, which sells cheap coffee and American-style barbecue, the sticky-sweet smell of which pervades the premises. In this northeastern corner of New York City, Latin Americans predominate in a landscape of cracked pavements, taupe-coloured housing blocks and taquerias. Wilson, a tall and amiable presence, has lived in this neighbourhood for the past six years, being assimilated into his diverse surroundings while ...

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