A guide to the New East


Katie Davies

Katie Davies is News Editor of The Calvert Journal. She moved to Moscow after graduating from the University of Sheffield in 2014, where she worked as a reporter for The Moscow Times. Her freelance work includes bylines in The Guardian, The Independent and Vice News. You can follow her on Twitter here

Masha Demianova

Before turning to photography, Demianova studied journalism and creative writing, and worked as a photo shoot producer at L'Officiel magazine. She has taken photographs for a range of well-known publications including L'Officiel, Harper's Bazaar, Afisha Magazine, Look At Me and Port.

Uliana Dobrova

Uliana Dobrova is an art historian, critic and appraiser. She is a graduate of Moscow State University’s history department, with a focus on Renaissance Art History. She leads the Art Appraisal team at Moscow’s Pavel Tretyakov Expert Organisation. She lectures regularly at the Art Management department of RMA, a Moscow-based business school. For the past five years she has also written extensively about Russian contemporary art.

Natalia Domagala

Natalia is a freelance writer based in London. She was raised in eastern Poland and has a degree in Anthropology and Media from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her interests include migration, post-socialism, urban anthropology, and collective memory.

Jacob Dreyer

Jacob Dreyer is a Beijing-based writer and theorist of architecture. He is Senior Editor at Lifestyle 品味生活 Magazine and his work has been published in a wide variety of journals in the US, UK and China. His book The Nocturnal Wanderer is due to be published by Eros Press shortly and his writing can be found at www.dreyerprojects.info

William Dunbar

William Dunbar is a London-born journalist and researcher who has lived in Georgia for most of the last ten years. Now a dual British and Georgian national, his interests include the history and culture of the Caucasus, 20th century architecture and Georgian politics"

Nathan Dunne

Nathan Dunne is the author of Lichtenstein and the editor of the essay collection Tarkovsky. He has written for The AtlanticTimes Literary SupplementAeon and Artforum.