Liza Premiyak

Liza Premiyak is Managing Editor at The Calvert Journal. In 2014, she graduated from the Critical Writing in Art and Design MA at the Royal College of Art where, in addition to art and architecture, she wrote extensively about Moscow's Gorky Park and its pavilions.

Photographers, don’t miss your chance to apply for ISSP’s distinguished mentorship programme

Photographers, don’t miss your chance to apply for ISSP’s distinguished mentorship programme

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

One Ukrainian designer is proving that trench coats aren’t just a British staple

One Ukrainian designer is proving that trench coats aren’t just a British staple

In a deserted Sofia carpark, a deflated palm tree becomes strangely relatable

In a deserted Sofia carpark, a deflated palm tree becomes strangely relatable

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

The much-derided plastic bag still gets loving treatment from some Russians

The much-derided plastic bag still gets loving treatment from some Russians

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

 Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

These teens have mastered the art of killing time in an industrial wasteland

These teens have mastered the art of killing time in an industrial wasteland

Slovenia’s alpine vistas are unmissable, even on misty autumn days

Slovenia’s alpine vistas are unmissable, even on misty autumn days

A Slovenian food photographer shares her secrets to sensational-looking dishes

A Slovenian food photographer shares her secrets to sensational-looking dishes

Take a glimpse into the lives of women in Georgia’s wild Pankisi Gorge

Take a glimpse into the lives of women in Georgia’s wild Pankisi Gorge

This photographer’s ode to her grandmother explores womanhood and trauma in Bulgaria

This photographer’s ode to her grandmother explores womanhood and trauma in Bulgaria

Tender and messy, these photos of motherhood show you you’re not alone

Tender and messy, these photos of motherhood show you you’re not alone

A forest fire in Croatia turns the coastline into a post-apocalyptic vision

A forest fire in Croatia turns the coastline into a post-apocalyptic vision

6 Czech photographers offer their radical take on tenderness

6 Czech photographers offer their radical take on tenderness

In rural Poland, a mother cuts her own path

In rural Poland, a mother cuts her own path

The lost Soviet dream is both charming and haunting in these photos of Kyrgyzstan

The lost Soviet dream is both charming and haunting in these photos of Kyrgyzstan

Holidaying in a Georgian mining town is better than you think

Holidaying in a Georgian mining town is better than you think

Listen to this delightfully profound compilation of female Georgian composers

Listen to this delightfully profound compilation of female Georgian composers

5 electronic artists we’re most excited for in 2019

5 electronic artists we’re most excited for in 2019

Ksenia Schnaider just dropped asymmetrical jeans. Here are the other viral hits from the Kiev label

Ksenia Schnaider just dropped asymmetrical jeans. Here are the other viral hits from the Kiev label

Years after the Fall, a priest awaits a miracle

Years after the Fall, a priest awaits a miracle

#SexEdPl: Poland’s schools are failing youth on sex ed. Real sexual awareness is online instead.

#SexEdPl: Poland’s schools are failing youth on sex ed. Real sexual awareness is online instead.