On the rise: 6 emerging artists on capturing Russia’s political reality

On the rise: 6 emerging artists on capturing Russia’s political reality

High up in Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains, life brings gruelling challenges

High up in Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains, life brings gruelling challenges

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Amateur and Proletarian Theatre in Post-Revolutionary Russia | Calvert Reads

Amateur and Proletarian Theatre in Post-Revolutionary Russia | Calvert Reads

MUBI is offering a 30-day free trial for Calvert Journal readers

MUBI is offering a 30-day free trial for Calvert Journal readers

Roma witches against racism: watch ritual spells intended to heal historical trauma online

Roma witches against racism: watch ritual spells intended to heal historical trauma online

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

Photographing the magic and mystery of Belarus’s marshlands

Photographing the magic and mystery of Belarus’s marshlands

Without tourists, Bosnia’s Catholic pilgrimage site has turned into a ghost town

Without tourists, Bosnia’s Catholic pilgrimage site has turned into a ghost town

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

A poetic ode to a Russian-Kurdish designer’s lost homeland — fashion video

A poetic ode to a Russian-Kurdish designer’s lost homeland — fashion video

5 films from Georgia you won’t want to miss

5 films from Georgia you won’t want to miss

Set against the backdrop of war, Tangerines is a bittersweet exploration of war and the hope of atonement | Film of the Week

Set against the backdrop of war, Tangerines is a bittersweet exploration of war and the hope of atonement | Film of the Week

This video game simulates the loneliness of a Russian village

This video game simulates the loneliness of a Russian village

A Romanian art school wants 70% of students’ earnings. Artists are fighting back by showing 30% of each work

A Romanian art school wants 70% of students’ earnings. Artists are fighting back by showing 30% of each work

Dictionary of the Queer International: Yevgeniy Fiks launches book of queer phrases from around the world

Dictionary of the Queer International: Yevgeniy Fiks launches book of queer phrases from around the world

Punk Orientalism: how the art of rebellion in Central Asia is challenging the scars of the Soviet past

Punk Orientalism: how the art of rebellion in Central Asia is challenging the scars of the Soviet past

Goodbye techno: why it’s time for Georgia’s rappers to take centre stage

Goodbye techno: why it’s time for Georgia’s rappers to take centre stage

A photographer’s darkly comic testimony to Moscow’s ignored radioactive crisis

A photographer’s darkly comic testimony to Moscow’s ignored radioactive crisis

Letter from Yerevan: as the clouds of conflict fade, creativity offers new hope

Letter from Yerevan: as the clouds of conflict fade, creativity offers new hope

Endless horizons: a short film captures the beauty and battle of climbing Mount Elbrus

Endless horizons: a short film captures the beauty and battle of climbing Mount Elbrus

Amid a mass exodus, could ethnotourism save Dagestan’s mountain villages?

Amid a mass exodus, could ethnotourism save Dagestan’s mountain villages?

Making knitwear sexy: follow the Russian label Vereja

Making knitwear sexy: follow the Russian label Vereja

Polish worker or American socialite? How designer JAN/F/CHODOROWICZ uses style to blend opposing worlds

Polish worker or American socialite? How designer JAN/F/CHODOROWICZ uses style to blend opposing worlds

Matvey Cherry’s latest music video is an ode to queer self-expression

Matvey Cherry’s latest music video is an ode to queer self-expression

Build it and they will come: the congregation who created their own church in a former train carriage

Build it and they will come: the congregation who created their own church in a former train carriage

How Slovenia’s government seized its cultural institutions

How Slovenia’s government seized its cultural institutions

Lithuania’s Operomanija is tearing up everything you thought you know about opera

Lithuania’s Operomanija is tearing up everything you thought you know about opera

‘We can’t stop’: the power couple running the Belarus Free Theatre and keeping Minsk’s critical spirit alive

‘We can’t stop’: the power couple running the Belarus Free Theatre and keeping Minsk’s critical spirit alive

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

‘I am in my new exile’: Bosnian author Semezdin Mehmedinović on autofiction, the myth of America, and home

‘I am in my new exile’: Bosnian author Semezdin Mehmedinović on autofiction, the myth of America, and home

Queer Budapest: new book celebrates the LGBTQ+ history that the Hungarian government wants to erase

Queer Budapest: new book celebrates the LGBTQ+ history that the Hungarian government wants to erase

Creative Tashkent: the people and places modernising cultural heritage

Creative Tashkent: the people and places modernising cultural heritage

 Creative Tirana: the people and places revolutionising cultural identity

Creative Tirana: the people and places revolutionising cultural identity

Creative Yerevan: the people and places innovating contemporary culture

Creative Yerevan: the people and places innovating contemporary culture

‘It’s a relief to have nothing to hide.’ 6 Hungarian photographers on the power of the female gaze

‘It’s a relief to have nothing to hide.’ 6 Hungarian photographers on the power of the female gaze

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

Aliens, conspiracies and Tinder romance: the Riga Photography Biennial launches its 2021 edition

Aliens, conspiracies and Tinder romance: the Riga Photography Biennial launches its 2021 edition

Set in a fictional post-war Ukraine, Atlantis is a dystopian parable of our near future | Film of the Week

Set in a fictional post-war Ukraine, Atlantis is a dystopian parable of our near future | Film of the Week

Film festival Kinoteka is streaming Poland’s best cinema across the UK

Film festival Kinoteka is streaming Poland’s best cinema across the UK