The skin of others: when Douglas Grant met Henry Lawson

Tom Murray (Producer)

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual products


The Skin of Others explores the meeting between Douglas Grant, an Indigenous activist and first world war veteran, and the famous Australian author Henry Lawson which took place at Lawson’s north Sydney home in 1921. Drawing from papers left behind by Percy Cowan, the short film uses dramatic re-creation, archival stills and animated backdrops to bring the meeting to life. The film is the latest in the Present Traces series of films from Macquarie University, based on archive material.

Researcher/Writer/Producer/Director: Tom Murray.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Guardian
Media of outputOnline
Size9:40 minutes
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2018


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