Culture

From hinterland to heartland: 3 recipes from Central Asia

From hinterland to heartland: 3 recipes from Central Asia

It’s a wrap: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate 2020 gift guide

It’s a wrap: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate 2020 gift guide

Nova Lituania: the strange, elegant film that imagines an alternative history for Lithuania

Nova Lituania: the strange, elegant film that imagines an alternative history for Lithuania

Feminist poetry, migration tales and satire: the 10 best Eastern European books of 2020

Feminist poetry, migration tales and satire: the 10 best Eastern European books of 2020

The death of Viktor Tsoi and the world’s best woman freediver: films not to miss at the online Russian Film Week

The death of Viktor Tsoi and the world’s best woman freediver: films not to miss at the online Russian Film Week

The real-life Queen’s Gambit: how Georgia’s Nona Gaprindashvili conquered the chess world

The real-life Queen’s Gambit: how Georgia’s Nona Gaprindashvili conquered the chess world

Vagina Matters: how a Bulgarian sex ed book triggered national outrage

Vagina Matters: how a Bulgarian sex ed book triggered national outrage

All the must-see indie films from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

All the must-see indie films from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

No Mask vs No Musk: artist Dan Perjovschi takes you on a virtual tour of his show in New York

No Mask vs No Musk: artist Dan Perjovschi takes you on a virtual tour of his show in New York

Marina Abramovic wants you to share your 2020 problems with a tree

Marina Abramovic wants you to share your 2020 problems with a tree

Dlina Volny: the Belarusian band bottling Brut Pop

Dlina Volny: the Belarusian band bottling Brut Pop

#FreeSZFE: the arts university on the frontline of Orbán’s culture war

#FreeSZFE: the arts university on the frontline of Orbán’s culture war

Hilal Baydarov’s In Between Dying is a poetic road movie inspired by the masters of slow cinema

Hilal Baydarov’s In Between Dying is a poetic road movie inspired by the masters of slow cinema

6 contemporary Romanian poems reflect on the little things that give meaning to our lives

6 contemporary Romanian poems reflect on the little things that give meaning to our lives

The Myth of a Tech Body: open call for contemporary artists launched by Russian gallery Anna Nova

The Myth of a Tech Body: open call for contemporary artists launched by Russian gallery Anna Nova

Doomsday disco: why Belarusian band Molchat Doma is more than just a TikTok meme

Doomsday disco: why Belarusian band Molchat Doma is more than just a TikTok meme

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Watch the Roma futurist play where cyber witches stop Brexit

Watch the Roma futurist play where cyber witches stop Brexit

Love, war and football: 4 Ukrainian films to watch online for free

Love, war and football: 4 Ukrainian films to watch online for free