A guide to the New East


Thomas Feary

Thomas Feary is a MA graduate in Architecture from the Royal College of Art, London and currently works in practice designing housing and also as a freelance writer. He is interested in the political elements of architecture and planning and the changing role of the architect in contemporary society. He tweets @thomasfeary and edits the blog Speculation Game.

Egor Fedorov

Egor is a photographer, moviemaker, traveller, surfer, student and simple boy who loves life. He is 15 years old and was born in Saint Petersburg, before moving to Sochi.

Anastasiia Fedorova

Anastasiia Fedorova is a freelance writer and curator based in London. She is a regular contributor to Dazed, i-D, 032c, Vice, Amuse, Broadly, The Guardian and SHOWstudio. You can follow her on Twitter here and find more of her writing here.

Daria Feigina

Daria Feigina is a curator and art manager. Based in Tver, she travels a lot around Russia but believes in her native town. She has created and curated the culture festivals Believe in Tver and M10, and worked on the White Nights Festival in Perm and, in 2012, on the night of museums in Krasnodar.

Max Feldman

Max L. Feldman is a freelance writer and academic, specialising in philosophy of art and European cultural history, based in London and Vienna. In 2017, he will launch The Deluge Review, an independent review of news, culture, and politics. Twitter: @maxlfeldman

Anna Filipova

Anna Filipova is a London-based freelance photographer and researcher.

Anya Filippova

Anya Filippova is a Moscow-based design writer who specialises in graphic design, typography, illustration, interior and architecture. In the past seven years she has published two books and written articles for [kAk) magazine, Theory&Practice, Afisha and Bang!Bang!. She believes that good design really matters.

Molly Flynn

Molly Flynn is a researcher of Russian and Eastern European documentary theatre currently based in Kyiv. Her work has been published in New Theatre Quarterly, Problems of Post-Communism, and Open Democracy. In addition to her academic research, Molly has also worked as a creator/performer/producer of documentary theatre in New York, Moscow, Sofia and London. Her book Witness Onstage: Documentary Theatre in Twenty-First Century Russia is forthcoming at Manchester University Press.

John Freedman

John Freedman is a writer and translator who has been based in Moscow since 1988. He was the theatre critic for The Moscow Times from 1992 to 2015. Since 2015 he has been an assistant to the artistic director at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre. He has written or edited 11 books about Russian theatre, the most recent being Real and Phantom Pains: An Anthology of New Russian Drama