Kirsten Zaat's Profile
I began collecting antiques, vintage and retro at age 11 thanks to Amber and Sally, two sisters from primary school who introduced me to the wonderful world of all things secondhand. More than 25 years later we remain close friends and when in the same city, we thoroughly enjoy a day’s treasure hunting for wonderful things.
Getting together to treasure hunt these days is not as easy as it was when we were just kids. For the last 20 years I have been travelling the world as a human rights defender working to protect civilians in conflict and in need. Wars, poverty, and natural disasters have punctuated my life’s work. I remain inspired by humanity’s capacity for achievement and hope in the face of adversity.
Wherever I am, I always take time out to treasure hunt with the locals - be it in the secondhand markets of Kabul,…
- Born on September 6
- Joined September 14, 2011
- Kirsten Zaat
- Canberra, ACT, Australia