A guide to the New East


Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker is an Anglo-Hungarian former nuclear physicist turned writer based in Budapest, Hungary. She’s a compulsive traveller and has lived in the UK, Hungary, Spain, Germany and Georgia. 

Matthew Webb

Documentary art photographer Matthew Webb was born in Middlesbrough, an industrial town in the North East of England, in 1980. Webb’s work from Russia and former Soviet republics has appeared in numerous publications including National Geographic, Foto&Video and the Moscow Times as well as in 15 solo shows. You can view his website here

Hannah Weber

Hannah Weber is freelance writer and doctoral candidate based in Brighton, U.K. Her current research focuses on contemporary critical theory and European border literature. More of her work can be found here.

Will Webster

Will Webster is a photographer based between Cambridge and Moscow. He has worked in the photo industry for several decades, and his work has been featured in Monocle, the Wall St Journal Magazine and other publications. 

Angela Wheeler

Angela Wheeler is a New York-based architectural historian with an interest in Soviet modernism, ritual architecture, and the politics of historic preservation.   

Daniel Witkin

Daniel Witkin is a writer and filmmaker based in New York City. His work has appeared in Film Comment, Reverse Shot, and The Forward, among other publications.

Ross Wolfe

Ross Wolfe is a writer and historian of Soviet architecture currently living in New York. He blogs at The Charnel-House.