Lucía de la Torre

Lucia is The Calvert Journal’s editorial intern. She is studying for a Masters in documentary film at Open City Docs at UCL, where she also got her Bachelors in Anthropology and Eastern European studies. Before moving to London, Lucia lived in Dilijan, Armenia.

Lady Gaga’s latest music video is a tribute to arthouse Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov

Lady Gaga’s latest music video is a tribute to arthouse Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov

London exhibition to highlight 2 of Kazakhstan’s most influential non-conformist artists

London exhibition to highlight 2 of Kazakhstan’s most influential non-conformist artists

What is beauty? This electronic music video denounces the pressure on women to be perfect

What is beauty? This electronic music video denounces the pressure on women to be perfect

Cher snaps up Romanian-designed trainer-heels

Cher snaps up Romanian-designed trainer-heels

J.Kim combines Uzbek, Korean and Russian traditions with an elegant, modern twist

J.Kim combines Uzbek, Korean and Russian traditions with an elegant, modern twist

Join a free live screening for a documentary on the Belarus Free Theatre

Join a free live screening for a documentary on the Belarus Free Theatre

Greedy guts: watch the Russian cartoon teaching kids about selfishness, greed, and consumerism

Greedy guts: watch the Russian cartoon teaching kids about selfishness, greed, and consumerism

International Arthouse Film Festival opens online and in Batumi

International Arthouse Film Festival opens online and in Batumi

Andrei Tarkovsky: where to start with his films

Andrei Tarkovsky: where to start with his films

Radio Free Europe announces return to Hungary

Radio Free Europe announces return to Hungary

10 lesser-known nature escapes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

10 lesser-known nature escapes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Eastern Bloc architecture: sci-fi cinemas | part 10

Eastern Bloc architecture: sci-fi cinemas | part 10

3 documentaries not to miss at Tbilisi’s online International Documentary Film Festival

3 documentaries not to miss at Tbilisi’s online International Documentary Film Festival

Eastern Bloc architecture: trailblazing churches and controversial city buildings | part 9

Eastern Bloc architecture: trailblazing churches and controversial city buildings | part 9

Baked: a colouring book for when you’re high

Baked: a colouring book for when you’re high

Eastern Bloc architecture: monolithic housing blocks | part 7

Eastern Bloc architecture: monolithic housing blocks | part 7

3 mountain retreats to stay at to escape the crowds

3 mountain retreats to stay at to escape the crowds

7 timeless Soviet classics to watch this summer

7 timeless Soviet classics to watch this summer

No more drama: Russian Ministry of Culture says cinemas are opening with happy films only

No more drama: Russian Ministry of Culture says cinemas are opening with happy films only

Eastern Bloc architecture: historic hotels | part 5

Eastern Bloc architecture: historic hotels | part 5

Immerse yourself in the free-flowing world of Katya Yonder’s 70s-inspired mixtape

Immerse yourself in the free-flowing world of Katya Yonder’s 70s-inspired mixtape

The meditative atmosphere of provincial Russia captured in gentle brush strokes

The meditative atmosphere of provincial Russia captured in gentle brush strokes

KFC and Russian biotech firm work together to print world’s first 3D nuggets

KFC and Russian biotech firm work together to print world’s first 3D nuggets

All aboard: 5 picturesque train journeys across Eastern Europe

All aboard: 5 picturesque train journeys across Eastern Europe

Eastern Bloc architecture: colossal libraries | part 3

Eastern Bloc architecture: colossal libraries | part 3

Get to know Armenian culture with contemporary folk beats, political documentaries and surreal novels

Get to know Armenian culture with contemporary folk beats, political documentaries and surreal novels

A Russian art collector offers to buy America’s controversial statues

A Russian art collector offers to buy America’s controversial statues

Stockholm museum to return stolen 16th-century painting to Poland

Stockholm museum to return stolen 16th-century painting to Poland

Eastern Bloc architecture: futuristic hotels and avant-garde resorts | part 1

Eastern Bloc architecture: futuristic hotels and avant-garde resorts | part 1

The Calvert Journal and ArchDaily launch new series celebrating socialist architecture

The Calvert Journal and ArchDaily launch new series celebrating socialist architecture

Capturing the quietly fabulous worlds of fashion designers in quarantine

Capturing the quietly fabulous worlds of fashion designers in quarantine

A Romanian shoemaker designs size 75 social distancing shoes

A Romanian shoemaker designs size 75 social distancing shoes

A project on motherhood by Russian photographer scoops first prize at 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

A project on motherhood by Russian photographer scoops first prize at 2020 Sony World Photography Awards