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St Petersburg approves controversial modern wing for historic Dostoevsky Museum

16 October 2018 · St Petersburg · Russia
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  • Image: Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners

  • Image: Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners

The St Petersburg home of one of Russia’s greatest authors has been given the greenlight to extend its premises with a controversial new wing described by critics as a “glass and concrete box.”

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Meet the Hungarian photographer asking why a woman’s work is never done

16 October 2018 · Hungary
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  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Vajrasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Uttanasan, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Utkatasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Trikonasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Shavasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Sarvandasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Pavabamuktasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Paschimottasana, House/hold 2018,

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Mayurasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Adho Mukha Shavasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Halasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Dhanurasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Chakrasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Bhujangasana, House/hold 2018

  • Image: Csilla Klenyanszki, Adho Mukha Shavasana No. 2, House/hold 2018

Time and again, scientific research has proven what many have long suspected: for hetrosexual couples, women consistently do more housework than their male partners, irregardless of whether they both work full time.

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Get ready for Lithuania’s major modern art space to open its doors

15 October 2018 · Vilnius · Lithuania
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Lithuania’s latest modern art institution is opening its doors with a four-day event celebrating the country's best modern artists.

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Boiler Room is heading to Ukraine for the first time

12 October 2018
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Image: Nastya Muravyova, one of the DJs appearing at the Kiev event

Streaming site and party series Boiler Room is visiting Ukraine for a one-off event with legendary Kiev rave night Схема.

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Calvert 22 announces new central London home

12 October 2018
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Calvert 22 has announced it is moving to a new home in central London and will close its current exhibition space.

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Here are the winners of the 2018 New East Photo Prize

11 October 2018 · Latvia · Poland
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  • From Heavy Waters by Alnis Stakle

  • From Infirmi by Michal Solarski

  • From Edifice by Karol Pałka

Calvert 22 Foundation has named Latvian photographer Alnis Stakle as the winner of this year’s New East Photo Prize.

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This London start-up is backing real Central Asian design

11 October 2018 · Turkmenistan
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  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

  • Image: ASHKA

Alex Ahn has just three rules when choosing designs for his latest start-up venture: every item must be simple, useful and inspired by the past. Growing up in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat, he was drawn to Central Asia’s nomadic tradition. Now he wants his products to play to the same principles of life on the steppe.

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Poland unveils Dubai Expo pavilion decorated with ‘flocks of moving birds’

10 October 2018 · Poland
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  • Image: Vivid Vision/WXCA

  • Image: Vivid Vision/WXCA

  • Image: Vivid Vision/WXCA

  • Image: Vivid Vision/WXCA

  • Image: Vivid Vision/WXCA

Poland has revealed plans to create a nature-inspired pavilion for the Dubai 2020 World Expo, covered with artificial flocks of moving birds.

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The Calvert Journal scoops bronze at the 2018 Lovie Awards

10 October 2018
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Image:  Dan Dennison/The Lovie Awards

The Calvert Journal has taken home a bronze award at this year's Lovie Awards for its online travel guide revealing the hidden side of Russia's World Cup cities.

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Watch the one minute short films proving less is definitely more

9 October 2018 · Hungary · Romania · Russia · Slovenia
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Five New East artists have been shortlisted for top prizes at this year’s Filminute film festival.

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