Anastasiia Fedorova

Anastasiia Fedorova is a freelance writer and curator based in London. She is a regular contributor to Dazed, i-D, 032c, Vice, Amuse, Broadly, The Guardian and SHOWstudio. You can follow her on Twitter here and find more of her writing here.

Nensi Avetisian: the fashion brand fusing monumental spiritual architecture and sustainability

Nensi Avetisian: the fashion brand fusing monumental spiritual architecture and sustainability

 ‘We were robbed of our future and we want to take it back’: art collective Kultrab on Russia’s young political revolution

‘We were robbed of our future and we want to take it back’: art collective Kultrab on Russia’s young political revolution

Skateboarding in Shambala: photos from a whirlwind summer ride through Russia’s alpine lakes and Siberian borderlands

Skateboarding in Shambala: photos from a whirlwind summer ride through Russia’s alpine lakes and Siberian borderlands

The Russian makeup artists using beauty as a tool for radical transformation

The Russian makeup artists using beauty as a tool for radical transformation

Laser focus: capturing unseen dimensions with photographer Jenia Filatova

Laser focus: capturing unseen dimensions with photographer Jenia Filatova

PASHA: the anonymous art project on growing up gay in the Soviet Union

PASHA: the anonymous art project on growing up gay in the Soviet Union

CH4RM: the brand reinventing Russian provincial glamour for the post-internet age

CH4RM: the brand reinventing Russian provincial glamour for the post-internet age

Stark naked: body-positive and wholesome, Russian banyas still have a lot to offer to the young

Stark naked: body-positive and wholesome, Russian banyas still have a lot to offer to the young

 Tiger Forgives: the brand creating fetish wear to express unseen personalities

Tiger Forgives: the brand creating fetish wear to express unseen personalities

Tree Lover: one Muscovite’s ode to the fragments of nature that survive the urban wilds

Tree Lover: one Muscovite’s ode to the fragments of nature that survive the urban wilds

Why Russia’s latest opposition protests matter, in the words of the creatives who took to the streets

Why Russia’s latest opposition protests matter, in the words of the creatives who took to the streets

The Russian dacha as a state of mind: what the Soviet country house means for the young, in photos

The Russian dacha as a state of mind: what the Soviet country house means for the young, in photos

Meeting Mikita Franco: the trans author behind one of 2020’s best Russian literary debuts

Meeting Mikita Franco: the trans author behind one of 2020’s best Russian literary debuts

‘I have two dads:’ read an extract from a Russian coming-of-age novel about a child raised by gay parents

‘I have two dads:’ read an extract from a Russian coming-of-age novel about a child raised by gay parents

MTV glamour and Soviet stereotypes: a Moldovan photographer comes to grips with his country

MTV glamour and Soviet stereotypes: a Moldovan photographer comes to grips with his country

Family Weekend: the fashion film using the surreal, camp and childish to explore reality

Family Weekend: the fashion film using the surreal, camp and childish to explore reality

Watch ‘Automobile’, the pop song celebrating queer Russian love

Watch ‘Automobile’, the pop song celebrating queer Russian love

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

From CGI to exchanging houseplants, these creatives are pushing the boundaries of what art is

From CGI to exchanging houseplants, these creatives are pushing the boundaries of what art is

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

Agasshin is the beauty zine giving Russians of colour the front page

Agasshin is the beauty zine giving Russians of colour the front page

How Russia’s Gen Z artists are responding to the climate crisis 

How Russia’s Gen Z artists are responding to the climate crisis 

Send nudes: redefining naked women’s bodies in art and video chats

Send nudes: redefining naked women’s bodies in art and video chats

Dragzina: join the queer artists claiming Russia’s summer houses as their own

Dragzina: join the queer artists claiming Russia’s summer houses as their own

Eating disorders aren’t recognised in Russia. Not Skinny Enuf is using Instagram to fight back

Eating disorders aren’t recognised in Russia. Not Skinny Enuf is using Instagram to fight back

Fashion activist brand Kultrab fights for a more sustainable Black Sea coast

Fashion activist brand Kultrab fights for a more sustainable Black Sea coast

Russia’s queer revolution: reclaiming the not-so-hidden history of the LGBTQ+ underground

Russia’s queer revolution: reclaiming the not-so-hidden history of the LGBTQ+ underground

6 subversive Russian artists battling power, capitalism, and catastrophe

6 subversive Russian artists battling power, capitalism, and catastrophe

The future is feminist: how Russia’s Gen Z activists are fighting for gender equality

The future is feminist: how Russia’s Gen Z activists are fighting for gender equality

Paws for thought: a heartwarming photo diary about a rescue dog and his owner

Paws for thought: a heartwarming photo diary about a rescue dog and his owner

Tactile typography: artist NXCSS makes soft and syrupy visuals that flow and mutate

Tactile typography: artist NXCSS makes soft and syrupy visuals that flow and mutate

‘Our bodies are our main weapon of resistance’: body positivity activist Miliyollie on fighting Russia’s beauty standards 

‘Our bodies are our main weapon of resistance’: body positivity activist Miliyollie on fighting Russia’s beauty standards