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The tragedy and heartbreak behind Russian pop triumph Mirèle

The tragedy and heartbreak behind Russian pop triumph Mirèle

‘Goofy, free, imperfect.’ How the 80s forged an aesthetic for Kate NV

‘Goofy, free, imperfect.’ How the 80s forged an aesthetic for Kate NV

In search of the essential: the life and music of Hungarian composer György Kurtág

In search of the essential: the life and music of Hungarian composer György Kurtág

From sketches to stage design, Franciszka Themerson’s improvised witty visuals knew no bounds

From sketches to stage design, Franciszka Themerson’s improvised witty visuals knew no bounds

Teresa Pągowska’s restrained postwar art celebrates female bodies on unprimed canvas

Teresa Pągowska’s restrained postwar art celebrates female bodies on unprimed canvas

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

How one Romanian artist is reinventing Orthodox icons for the capitalist world

How one Romanian artist is reinventing Orthodox icons for the capitalist world

‘We use art to cope with uncomfortable situations.’ The collective putting Serbia’s mental health crisis on canvas

‘We use art to cope with uncomfortable situations.’ The collective putting Serbia’s mental health crisis on canvas

How a former Vice TV host came to launch Serbia’s most successful podcast

How a former Vice TV host came to launch Serbia’s most successful podcast

The dark glamour of Tamara de Lempicka’s paintings

The dark glamour of Tamara de Lempicka’s paintings

Can storytelling help overcome war trauma? This Armenian film lab wants to reshape the narrative of the Syrian conflict

Can storytelling help overcome war trauma? This Armenian film lab wants to reshape the narrative of the Syrian conflict

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  

Unite or disappear: Russian media startup ‘istories’ wants journalists to join forces — before it’s too late

Unite or disappear: Russian media startup ‘istories’ wants journalists to join forces — before it’s too late

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

The otherworldly sound of Polish-Chinese musician Ai fen

The otherworldly sound of Polish-Chinese musician Ai fen

‘Take away our chance to work and it's the equivalent of dying’: remembering Giorgi Shengelaia, Georgia’s genius cinema autuer

‘Take away our chance to work and it’s the equivalent of dying’: remembering Giorgi Shengelaia, Georgia’s genius cinema autuer

The glorious optimist: Hungarian neo-avantgarde artist Dóra Maurer arrives at London’s Tate Modern

The glorious optimist: Hungarian neo-avantgarde artist Dóra Maurer arrives at London’s Tate Modern

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

Listen to the Russian DJ fusing Orthodox church bells with techno beats

Listen to the Russian DJ fusing Orthodox church bells with techno beats