Moldova

How the playful portraiture of 100-year-old Valentina Rusu Ciobanu captured a century of Moldovan life

How the playful portraiture of 100-year-old Valentina Rusu Ciobanu captured a century of Moldovan life

In Moldova, photographer Jadwiga Brontē helps incarcerated mothers make joyful family albums

In Moldova, photographer Jadwiga Brontē helps incarcerated mothers make joyful family albums

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

Virtual reality exhibition celebrates experimental portraits of Moldova’s authors

Virtual reality exhibition celebrates experimental portraits of Moldova’s authors

Stranded in Kamchatka during lockdown: follow one photographer’s adventures with her dog

Stranded in Kamchatka during lockdown: follow one photographer’s adventures with her dog

Portraits of Moldova’s healthcare workers on the front lines of Covid-19

Portraits of Moldova’s healthcare workers on the front lines of Covid-19

A wedding and a funeral: how it felt showing my Moldovan life to my partner

A wedding and a funeral: how it felt showing my Moldovan life to my partner

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

Discover the changing face of Moldova, as seen through the lens of locals

Discover the changing face of Moldova, as seen through the lens of locals

Protesters take to the streets after Moldovan authorities threaten creative groups with eviction

Protesters take to the streets after Moldovan authorities threaten creative groups with eviction

Learn to make nettle and feta Ossetian pies with chef Olia Hercules

Learn to make nettle and feta Ossetian pies with chef Olia Hercules

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

Take a tour across Moldova’s Soviet-era public art with this Insta account

Take a tour across Moldova’s Soviet-era public art with this Insta account

Moldovan artist takes a swipe at authority with a piggy bank in the shape of... the presidential palace

Moldovan artist takes a swipe at authority with a piggy bank in the shape of… the presidential palace

Lost-and-found photos pull back the curtain on life in a Soviet Moldovan village 

Lost-and-found photos pull back the curtain on life in a Soviet Moldovan village 

The gritty heart of Moldova’s DIY party underground

The gritty heart of Moldova’s DIY party underground

Making a scene: how a roving theatre transformed Moldova’s mainstream

Making a scene: how a roving theatre transformed Moldova’s mainstream

Dancing with bears: and 11 other suprising but great festive traditions from the New East

Dancing with bears: and 11 other suprising but great festive traditions from the New East

The Calvert Journal’s Paula Erizanu shortlisted for culture journalist of the year

The Calvert Journal’s Paula Erizanu shortlisted for culture journalist of the year

Photographs capturing everyday life in Moldova, in all its surprising variety

Photographs capturing everyday life in Moldova, in all its surprising variety