A guide to the New East


Patrick Gamble

Patrick Gamble is a freelance writer based in London. Specialising in film and culture, he has contributed to Indiewire, The Skinny, and CineVue. In 2013 Patrick was nominated for a Richard Attenborough Award for Film Blogger of the Year.

Samuel Goff

Samuel Goff is Features Editor at The Calvert Journal and formerly a researcher and supervisor in Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge. He spends most of his time thinking about cinema, Stalin and football. 

Elena Goukassian

Elena Goukassian is an arts writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Sofia to Bulgarian and Armenian parents, her family emigrated to the US in the aftermath of the fall of communism. Elena writes about art, theatre, books, music, film, architecture, and dance. She's also a huge fan of digging through archives and uncovering unusual histories. Her pieces have appeared in Artsy, Hyperallergic, The Washington Post Express, DCist, Sculpture magazine and Washington City Paper, among others.

Agnieszka Gratza

Agnieszka Gratza is a writer living in London. Her writings about art, performance and film have appeared in various contemporary art magazines and newspapers, including artforum.com, frieze, Mousse, and The Financial Times. A lapsed academic, she has also published articles on the subject of Renaissance intellectual and cultural history, while researching and teaching at the universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Queen Mary, London.

Carmen Gray

A citizen of both New Zealand and Great Britain, Carmen Gray is a freelance film critic, journalist and curator now based in Berlin. She has a particular interest in the cinema and history of central and eastern Europe, and has previously lived and worked in both Moscow and Prague.

Richard Greenhill

Richard Greenhill is a Warsaw-based freelance writer and editor. He writes about sex, health and culture. He edits words for outlets such as Contemporary Lynx and Przekrój. His work has been published on websites including VICE, Dazed and i-D. Follow Richard on Twitter here.

Will Gresson

Originally from New Zealand, Will Gresson is a writer, musician and artist currently based in London, UK. 

Nastya Gritsenko

Nastya Gritsenko is a collaborator on lifestyle publications about Samara, where she also organises parties. She loves to work and relax. 

Anna Gruzdeva

Anna Gruzdeva is a journalist, editor and curator of exhibitions from Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. She graduated from the School of Cultural Journalism by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation and the School of Research and Text by the Russian Fund of Culture. Anna has published in Afisha.ru, Russian Reporter, Siburbia.ru, Bird in Flight, Colta.ru, RBTH Travel, etc. Since 2013 she is an author and editor of the Siberia: joining the dots project about the people, culture, cuisine and geography of different regions of Siberia.

Sergey Guskov

Sergey is a journalist and art critic based in Moscow. He currently works as a contributing editor at Dialogue of Arts magazine. Previously, he was editor of the art section at independent Russian website Colta.ru (2013-2017), editor of the art section at Interview Russia magazine (2016), editor-in-chief of the website Aroundart.ru, now Aroundart.org (2011-2012). In addition, Guskov has contributed to publications including ArtReview Asia, Art21, Metropolis M, Obieg, Ran Dian, Ocula, Leap, Prōtocollum, ArtLeaks, The Art Newspaper Russia, Artguide, Moscow Art Magazine, Artchronika, Iskusstvo, Iskusstvo Kino, Winzavod Art Review, Kommersant Weekend, RBK and Vedomosti. He participated in a working group for reforming the Moscow Biennale (2011) and in art collective Supostat Agency (2011–2012).