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How Marcell Jankovics’ psychedelic animation lights a path for artists in an age of rising authoritarianism

How Marcell Jankovics’ psychedelic animation lights a path for artists in an age of rising authoritarianism

This new book captures the history and reality of the black experience in Russia and Europe

This new book captures the history and reality of the black experience in Russia and Europe

Inside Creaks, a video game world inspired by Czech Cubism

Inside Creaks, a video game world inspired by Czech Cubism

Vivid and richly detailed, ‘Catherine the Great and the Small’ explores a migrant’s fragmented identity 

Vivid and richly detailed, ‘Catherine the Great and the Small’ explores a migrant’s fragmented identity 

In Maria Reva’s Kafkaesque satire, puzzled occupants discover their Soviet tower block doesn’t exist

In Maria Reva’s Kafkaesque satire, puzzled occupants discover their Soviet tower block doesn’t exist

Timely and thought-provoking, this film reflects what it’s like to struggle with mental health and isolation

Timely and thought-provoking, this film reflects what it’s like to struggle with mental health and isolation

Armenia’s Narine Abgaryan weaves a story of transgenerational trauma amid the folds of fairytale prose

Armenia’s Narine Abgaryan weaves a story of transgenerational trauma amid the folds of fairytale prose

The Trap: Ludovic Bruckstein’s elegantly-observed novellas are a time capsule and warning about Romania’s lost multi-ethnic world

The Trap: Ludovic Bruckstein’s elegantly-observed novellas are a time capsule and warning about Romania’s lost multi-ethnic world

To The Lake: Kapka Kassabova’s book is a melancholic tale of boundaries and war in the Balkans

To The Lake: Kapka Kassabova’s book is a melancholic tale of boundaries and war in the Balkans

Can you ever truly know your mother? In the novel The Doll, Ismail Kadare thinks you can't

Can you ever truly know your mother? In the novel The Doll, Ismail Kadare thinks you can’t

Magda Szabó’s cult novel Abigail is an adventurous tale of teenage friendship in wartime Hungary 

Magda Szabó’s cult novel Abigail is an adventurous tale of teenage friendship in wartime Hungary 

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

Fright night: 8 horror films from the New East to watch this Halloween

Fright night: 8 horror films from the New East to watch this Halloween