Valentina Michelotti

Valentina Michelotti is an American freelance writer interested in identity politics, nation-building, and contemporary music — and their intersection. From Chicago originally, she has lived in southern California, Russia, Georgia, and Kazakhstan, writing about club music and the youth of the post-Soviet space.

Somewhere In the Great Steppe: the artistic space championing openness in Almaty

Somewhere In the Great Steppe: the artistic space championing openness in Almaty

Opinion: Russian rap needs to kick its addiction to America

Opinion: Russian rap needs to kick its addiction to America