A guide to the New East


Hannah Zafiropoulos

Hannah Zafiropoulos is an independent curator, writer and researcher based in London. Her practice is at the intersection of artistic research and public programming, with a particular focus on performativity. Since graduating from the Curating Contemporary Art MA at the Royal College of Art in 2017 she has divided her time between working at Calvert 22 Foundation and participating in a year-long research residency in collaboration with Konstfack and Tensta Konsthall, Sweden.

Natalya Zakharova

Natalya Zakharova was born in Sochi and studied architecture in Rostov-on-Don. Since 1995 she has worked in various architecture studios. She is the founder and editor in chief of the website Arkhitektura Sochi and vice-president of the Sochi branch of the Russian Union of Architects. She is the author of A Guide to the Architecture of Sochi: First Homes and Dachas (2017).