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.

Lesbian postcards from the future: the artists sending back messages from Poland’s radical queer tomorrow

Lesbian postcards from the future: the artists sending back messages from Poland’s radical queer tomorrow

Beyond reality: the surreal digital universe capturing the madness of Russia’s modern visual culture

Beyond reality: the surreal digital universe capturing the madness of Russia’s modern visual culture

Like a Girl: a photographer’s exploration of the complex nature of Russian femininity

Like a Girl: a photographer’s exploration of the complex nature of Russian femininity

My Beautiful Tomorrow: the photoshoots capturing the dreams of Ukraine’s 90s kids

My Beautiful Tomorrow: the photoshoots capturing the dreams of Ukraine’s 90s kids

A photographer’s spiritual Siberian homecoming

A photographer’s spiritual Siberian homecoming

Cardinal sin: a photographic exploration of sexuality and religion

Cardinal sin: a photographic exploration of sexuality and religion

Celebrating the radical beauty of queer bodies through a non-binary lens

Celebrating the radical beauty of queer bodies through a non-binary lens

How a supernatural Slavic mafia set up home in the American Midwest

How a supernatural Slavic mafia set up home in the American Midwest

How one photographer uses fairytales to capture her Russian hometown on the brink of ecological disaster 

How one photographer uses fairytales to capture her Russian hometown on the brink of ecological disaster 

Photographing the diversity of Russia’s lesbian community

Photographing the diversity of Russia’s lesbian community

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

A poetic ode to a Russian-Kurdish designer’s lost homeland — fashion video

A poetic ode to a Russian-Kurdish designer’s lost homeland — fashion video

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