ARTICLE: MIRELA SULA
PHOTOGRAPHY: BRIAN USHER
COUNTESS PAOLA KOVACZ VON CSAKY was born in Canada in 1964, grew up in New Zealand, lived in Paris and Los Angeles and is half Hungarian and half English, Scottish and Irish! As Virginia Woolf would say “As a woman her country is the world”.
Your story seems to be enriched with a lot of chapters which starts in Hungary and ends in London. How would you describe this journey?
My journey actually starts with my father who escaped from the revolution in Hungary in 1956 – the uprising against the communists who had taken over Hungary since the end of the war and who had confiscated all my father’s family’s land. My grandfather was a famous fighter pilot who was shot down in the Battle of Berlin, and as a result the Russians came for [...]
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