Person of interest

Inspired by space dreams, Maria Teriaeva’s enchanting synth-pop is a soothing balm for strange times

Inspired by space dreams, Maria Teriaeva’s enchanting synth-pop is a soothing balm for strange times

Tatar Baroque: one artist is transforming Russian fairytales into daring contemporary fashion

Tatar Baroque: one artist is transforming Russian fairytales into daring contemporary fashion

Seizing the memes of production: philosopher Srećko Horvat on play in modern politics

Seizing the memes of production: philosopher Srećko Horvat on play in modern politics

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Lithuania’s rising opera singer talks feminist Carmen, gruelling training, and how talking equal pay is still taboo 

Lithuania’s rising opera singer talks feminist Carmen, gruelling training, and how talking equal pay is still taboo 

This Bosnian-British artist is fighting to keep the experience of child refugees alive  

This Bosnian-British artist is fighting to keep the experience of child refugees alive  

She’s named after thunder, but GROZA’s garage-infused pop is soulful and sunny

She’s named after thunder, but GROZA’s garage-infused pop is soulful and sunny

Will Russia's latest culture minister herald a new era of creative freedom?

Will Russia’s latest culture minister herald a new era of creative freedom?

Red subversions: meet the North Macedonian artist reinterpreting her country’s past

Red subversions: meet the North Macedonian artist reinterpreting her country’s past

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters

Zamilska brought a punk sensibility to the techno club. Now she wants to share her voice with the world

Zamilska brought a punk sensibility to the techno club. Now she wants to share her voice with the world

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

‘I had to fight for everything’: Maxim Calujac on the battle to reshape Moldova’s urban spaces

‘I had to fight for everything’: Maxim Calujac on the battle to reshape Moldova’s urban spaces

 It was called ‘Ark D-0’: take a glimpse into Tito’s secret bunker with the explorer-filmmakers uncovering Yugoslavia’s ruins

It was called ‘Ark D-0’: take a glimpse into Tito’s secret bunker with the explorer-filmmakers uncovering Yugoslavia’s ruins

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds

No Plastic, It’s Fantastic: how a Russian eco-entrepreneur is rebranding sustainability

No Plastic, It’s Fantastic: how a Russian eco-entrepreneur is rebranding sustainability

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Meet the former influencer behind a new body positive clothing brand in Romania

Meet the former influencer behind a new body positive clothing brand in Romania

One Ukrainian designer is proving that trench coats aren’t just a British staple

One Ukrainian designer is proving that trench coats aren’t just a British staple

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan