Lucía de la Torre

Lucia is The Calvert Journal’s Staff Writer. She is studying for an MFA in documentary film at Open City Docs at UCL, where she also got her Bachelors in Anthropology and Eastern European studies.

Kazakhstan’s Medeu open-air stadium hosts one of the highest ice rinks in the world | Concrete Ideas

Kazakhstan’s Medeu open-air stadium hosts one of the highest ice rinks in the world | Concrete Ideas

History of Civilisation is a meditative short film on the pains of leaving things behind | Film of the Week

History of Civilisation is a meditative short film on the pains of leaving things behind | Film of the Week

Journey to the North Pole with this artist’s visual diary

Journey to the North Pole with this artist’s visual diary

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

9 Moscow restaurants awarded Michelin stars in a first for Russia

9 Moscow restaurants awarded Michelin stars in a first for Russia

Road to Paris follows the sequin-studded ballroom odyssey of one Ukrainian family in the 1990s

Road to Paris follows the sequin-studded ballroom odyssey of one Ukrainian family in the 1990s

All that glitters: get your hands on sparkling leather jackets by Ukrainian brand Kulakovsky

All that glitters: get your hands on sparkling leather jackets by Ukrainian brand Kulakovsky

Dead Souls’ Vacation: an intimate look at mental health and contemporary life in Georgia | Film of the Week

Dead Souls’ Vacation: an intimate look at mental health and contemporary life in Georgia | Film of the Week

The story behind Tallinn’s concrete concert hall that’s become a Hollywood backdrop | Concrete Ideas

The story behind Tallinn’s concrete concert hall that’s become a Hollywood backdrop | Concrete Ideas

IENKI IENKI are putting high fashion on ice

IENKI IENKI are putting high fashion on ice

Exhilarating experimental film Microcassette is set atop a fantasy island garbage heap | Film of the Week

Exhilarating experimental film Microcassette is set atop a fantasy island garbage heap | Film of the Week

Streetwear poetry: see the latest capsule collection by Gosha Rubchinskiy and artist-author Slava Mogutin

Streetwear poetry: see the latest capsule collection by Gosha Rubchinskiy and artist-author Slava Mogutin

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

A Russian menswear brand pays tribute to the Volga’s vanished barge haulers

A Russian menswear brand pays tribute to the Volga’s vanished barge haulers

Dancing for Stalin: the harrowing story of a ballerina who survived the gulag | Calvert Reads

Dancing for Stalin: the harrowing story of a ballerina who survived the gulag | Calvert Reads

80 years after being seized by the Nazis, avant-garde masterpiece Europa is getting its world premiere | Film of the Week

80 years after being seized by the Nazis, avant-garde masterpiece Europa is getting its world premiere | Film of the Week

Lose yourself in the fascinating world of Soviet bus stops with @herwigphoto

Lose yourself in the fascinating world of Soviet bus stops with @herwigphoto

Qara Film Festival: Kazakh documentary film festival kicks off with award-winning programme

Qara Film Festival: Kazakh documentary film festival kicks off with award-winning programme

Prague’s Dancing House is a deconstructivist oddity among baroque, gothic and art nouveau buildings | Concrete Ideas

Prague’s Dancing House is a deconstructivist oddity among baroque, gothic and art nouveau buildings | Concrete Ideas

Uzbekistan’s teenagers answer: what would you wear if no one was to judge you?

Uzbekistan’s teenagers answer: what would you wear if no one was to judge you?

The Art of Loving: the larger-than-life story of the woman who revolutionised sexuality in communist Poland | Film of the Week

The Art of Loving: the larger-than-life story of the woman who revolutionised sexuality in communist Poland | Film of the Week

Russian DJ Philipp Gorbachev needs you to start dancing… to cymbals

Russian DJ Philipp Gorbachev needs you to start dancing… to cymbals

The 8 cultural moments that shaped post-independence Armenia

The 8 cultural moments that shaped post-independence Armenia

New Now: a programme of online talks seeks to find answers to the dilemmas of our rapidly-changing world

New Now: a programme of online talks seeks to find answers to the dilemmas of our rapidly-changing world

It’s a wrap: Paris’ Arc de Triomphe is covered in fabric as Christo’s final artwork is unveiled

It’s a wrap: Paris’ Arc de Triomphe is covered in fabric as Christo’s final artwork is unveiled

Sátántangó is a 7-hour apocalyptic masterpiece about human sorrow | Film of the Week

Sátántangó is a 7-hour apocalyptic masterpiece about human sorrow | Film of the Week

The Calvert Journal Film Festival launches 2021 edition

The Calvert Journal Film Festival launches 2021 edition

Watch Ukrainian and British women directors’ films online for free

Watch Ukrainian and British women directors’ films online for free

The Finnish-Russian library that united conservationists beyond borders | Concrete Ideas

The Finnish-Russian library that united conservationists beyond borders | Concrete Ideas

Visit galleries from across the world online at Cosmoscow Art Fair 2021

Visit galleries from across the world online at Cosmoscow Art Fair 2021

Yellow Cat follows one man’s impossible dream to build a cinema in the Kazakh steppe | Film of the Week

Yellow Cat follows one man’s impossible dream to build a cinema in the Kazakh steppe | Film of the Week

Sculptures of our time: one artist’s mesmerising portraits of collective human movement

Sculptures of our time: one artist’s mesmerising portraits of collective human movement

This colossal Soviet-era resort in Tajikistan is the dream late summer escape | Concrete Ideas

This colossal Soviet-era resort in Tajikistan is the dream late summer escape | Concrete Ideas