Matt Janney

Matthew is a contributor for The Calvert Journal. Graduating from Oxford with a Masters degree in Modern Languages, Matthew has a particular focus on Russian literature, specialising in the works of Vladimir Nabokov. Matthew has spent time living in both Russia and Georgia.

Amplitude No. 1: a beautiful photography zine from a St Petersburg publishing house

Amplitude No. 1: a beautiful photography zine from a St Petersburg publishing house

Pussy Riot launch Kickstarter campaign for immersive theatre performance

Pussy Riot launch Kickstarter campaign for immersive theatre performance

Meet the Moscow-based illustrator capturing the strange and suspicious

Meet the Moscow-based illustrator capturing the strange and suspicious

Coffee in Chicago: mourning the victims of the Srebrenica massacre

Coffee in Chicago: mourning the victims of the Srebrenica massacre

Tbilisi to go green by 2030

Tbilisi to go green by 2030

Controversial Russian painter dies aged 87

Controversial Russian painter dies aged 87

Remembering Croatia’s oldest bookstore

Remembering Croatia’s oldest bookstore

London premiere of Oleg Karavaychuk film this Wednesday at Calvert 22 Space

London premiere of Oleg Karavaychuk film this Wednesday at Calvert 22 Space

Bolshoi cancels Nureyev world premiere

Bolshoi cancels Nureyev world premiere

Half life: Polish photographer documents aftermath of Chernobyl and Fukushima

Half life: Polish photographer documents aftermath of Chernobyl and Fukushima

Ginger shot? Russia says no, drink more wine

Ginger shot? Russia says no, drink more wine

The foreign fascination with Tito turning Yugonostalgia into profit

The foreign fascination with Tito turning Yugonostalgia into profit

A lasting impact: leading Georgian set designer’s artworks to be restored

A lasting impact: leading Georgian set designer’s artworks to be restored

Historic Belgrade synagogue turned rock club to be returned to Jewish community

Historic Belgrade synagogue turned rock club to be returned to Jewish community

Meet the Czech enthusiasts committed to growing the Myanmar skateboarding scene

Meet the Czech enthusiasts committed to growing the Myanmar skateboarding scene

Discover the unusual literary portraits on the streets of Russia

Discover the unusual literary portraits on the streets of Russia

New East photographers flourish at the iPhone Photography Awards

New East photographers flourish at the iPhone Photography Awards

Uzbekistan censors “inappropriate” music videos

Uzbekistan censors “inappropriate” music videos

Soviet Mosaics: the book that unearthed Ukraine’s forgotten art

Soviet Mosaics: the book that unearthed Ukraine’s forgotten art

Russian news agency publishes unauthorised interview with Svetlana Alexievich

Russian news agency publishes unauthorised interview with Svetlana Alexievich

Red Utopia: help fund a new art book documenting communist iconography across the globe

Red Utopia: help fund a new art book documenting communist iconography across the globe

Georgia wins at Cannes for 6 Millionth Tourist Campaign

Georgia wins at Cannes for 6 Millionth Tourist Campaign

Discover how Sarajevo’s Muslims break their fast during Ramadan

Discover how Sarajevo’s Muslims break their fast during Ramadan

The Future is Certain exhibition to launch at Calvert 22 Space on Thursday 22 June

The Future is Certain exhibition to launch at Calvert 22 Space on Thursday 22 June

Meet the award-winning Lithuanian illustrator, Akvile Magicdust

Meet the award-winning Lithuanian illustrator, Akvile Magicdust

Former director of Moscow Gogol Centre detained on suspicion of fraud

Former director of Moscow Gogol Centre detained on suspicion of fraud

Thngs: the digital archive celebrating 200 years of Russian science

Thngs: the digital archive celebrating 200 years of Russian science

Georgia: Hollywood’s undiscovered movie set

Georgia: Hollywood’s undiscovered movie set

Soviet actor and director Aleksey Batalov dies aged 88

Soviet actor and director Aleksey Batalov dies aged 88

Sex on trains: the new way to travel in Ukraine

Sex on trains: the new way to travel in Ukraine

Statue of singer-turned-politician Iosif Kobzon to be installed in Siberia

Statue of singer-turned-politician Iosif Kobzon to be installed in Siberia

Oliver Stone under fire after The Putin Interviews airs

Oliver Stone under fire after The Putin Interviews airs

Katy Perry spotted wearing Georgian label MACH & MACH

Katy Perry spotted wearing Georgian label MACH & MACH