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.

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, including the Caucasus and Central Asia

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, including the Caucasus and Central Asia

Yeraz: the dreamy debut album fusing Armenian sounds from across the world

Yeraz: the dreamy debut album fusing Armenian sounds from across the world

The Irony of Fate and other must-watch films starring Andrei Myagkov, Russia’s lovable actor 

The Irony of Fate and other must-watch films starring Andrei Myagkov, Russia’s lovable actor 

Kira Muratova: where to start with her films

Kira Muratova: where to start with her films

Home on the move: the portable Lithuanian cabin that you can set up anywhere

Home on the move: the portable Lithuanian cabin that you can set up anywhere

Russian contemporary art entrepreneur wins state bid to restore studio of 19th-century painter Isaac Levitan

Russian contemporary art entrepreneur wins state bid to restore studio of 19th-century painter Isaac Levitan

Watch Georgia’s 2021 Oscar entry, now available to stream online

Watch Georgia’s 2021 Oscar entry, now available to stream online

Out of patience: street art appears in St Petersburg, and then disappears 9 hours later

Out of patience: street art appears in St Petersburg, and then disappears 9 hours later

The Aliyev influence: how nepotism and self-censorship rule Azerbaijan’s art scene

The Aliyev influence: how nepotism and self-censorship rule Azerbaijan’s art scene

Made by bees: Slovak artist uses honeybees to sculpt a wax bust of Nefertiti

Made by bees: Slovak artist uses honeybees to sculpt a wax bust of Nefertiti

Monkey House: Croatian architect designs a vertical home in the Brazilian forest

Monkey House: Croatian architect designs a vertical home in the Brazilian forest

Azerbaijani postal stamps accused of spreading anti-Armenian propaganda

Azerbaijani postal stamps accused of spreading anti-Armenian propaganda

Sergei Parajanov: where to start with his films

Sergei Parajanov: where to start with his films

The 8th Continent: Slovak designer wins top prize for ocean station prototype that removes plastic from the sea

The 8th Continent: Slovak designer wins top prize for ocean station prototype that removes plastic from the sea

‘You can be anything you want to be’: Moscow metro celebrates new women drivers by launching its own Barbie doll

‘You can be anything you want to be’: Moscow metro celebrates new women drivers by launching its own Barbie doll

5 Soviet cartoons to bring joy to this holiday season

5 Soviet cartoons to bring joy to this holiday season

Surreal 3D landscapes, eco-performances and political collages: take a tour of a digital art exhibition from Armenia

Surreal 3D landscapes, eco-performances and political collages: take a tour of a digital art exhibition from Armenia

Listen to DJ Nastia’s techno set from deep in Ukraine’s Carpathian mountains

Listen to DJ Nastia’s techno set from deep in Ukraine’s Carpathian mountains

Oscars 2021: the Eastern European and Central Asian films to watch out for

Oscars 2021: the Eastern European and Central Asian films to watch out for

The serene beauty of a sustainable houseboat on Hungary’s Lake Tisza

The serene beauty of a sustainable houseboat on Hungary’s Lake Tisza

Facing the aftermath: photos of a fragile peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

Facing the aftermath: photos of a fragile peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

7 cult comedies to add a touch of magic to your festive season

7 cult comedies to add a touch of magic to your festive season

All the must-see indie films from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

All the must-see indie films from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Romanian designer wins MIT prize for high-tech face mask prototype

Romanian designer wins MIT prize for high-tech face mask prototype

An experimental video shows Kyiv through the eyes of Gen Z

An experimental video shows Kyiv through the eyes of Gen Z

The Lost Soul: Olga Tokarczuk’s next work is an illustrated book about finding fulfilment for adults and children

The Lost Soul: Olga Tokarczuk’s next work is an illustrated book about finding fulfilment for adults and children

‘Why define femininity if you can just show women?’: Polish women’s film festival opens online

‘Why define femininity if you can just show women?’: Polish women’s film festival opens online

Marina Abramović’s opera film to premiere on giant digital screen in London

Marina Abramović’s opera film to premiere on giant digital screen in London

Extravagant Orthodox cathedral to be built on Moscow State University Campus

Extravagant Orthodox cathedral to be built on Moscow State University Campus

The unmissable indie documentaries to watch online at this year’s Czech film festival Ji.hlava

The unmissable indie documentaries to watch online at this year’s Czech film festival Ji.hlava

‘Nationalism leaves little room for the voices of the in-between’: Armenians and Azerbaijanis on identity, war and peace

‘Nationalism leaves little room for the voices of the in-between’: Armenians and Azerbaijanis on identity, war and peace

Georgian architecture studio unveil new coffee factory cocooned in folded concrete

Georgian architecture studio unveil new coffee factory cocooned in folded concrete

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online