Paula Erizanu

Paula Erizanu is the Culture Editor of The Calvert Journal. She’s written on arts and culture for The Guardian, CNN, Aeon, Dazed, The Architectural Review and other publications. Erizanu did her BA in History with English and History of Art at the New College of the Humanities in London, and her MA in Magazine Journalism at City University London. She published a book on the 2009 protests in Moldova, This is my first revolution. Steal It (Cartier, 2010, trilingual edition in Romanian, English and French) and a poetry collection, Take Care (Charmides, 2015, in Romanian). You can follow her on Twitter here.

6 Insta accounts to brighten your day

6 Insta accounts to brighten your day

Wedding dresses, bison, and naked paratroopers: the best Belarusian photographers to follow on Instagram

Wedding dresses, bison, and naked paratroopers: the best Belarusian photographers to follow on Instagram

Ukrainian fashion industry unites to make DIY equipment protecting doctors against Covid-19

Ukrainian fashion industry unites to make DIY equipment protecting doctors against Covid-19

‘Be anyone! Be yourself!’: an Instagram project celebrating Ukraine’s diversity

‘Be anyone! Be yourself!’: an Instagram project celebrating Ukraine’s diversity

Radical ideas vs concrete realities: enter the surreal urban world of these dystopian collages

Radical ideas vs concrete realities: enter the surreal urban world of these dystopian collages

Sunset-tinted photos of Russia that find romantic beauty in the ordinary

Sunset-tinted photos of Russia that find romantic beauty in the ordinary

This 103-year-old Romanian philosopher has compiled a helpful to-do list to get you through quarantine

This 103-year-old Romanian philosopher has compiled a helpful to-do list to get you through quarantine

Artist Dan Perjovschi chronicles how Covid-19 has changed our lives

Artist Dan Perjovschi chronicles how Covid-19 has changed our lives

An online workshop will show you how deepfakes work — and how to make your own

An online workshop will show you how deepfakes work — and how to make your own

From gossiping grandmas to effortless fashionistas, discover the people of Bucharest

From gossiping grandmas to effortless fashionistas, discover the people of Bucharest

#Staythefuckhome: visit the online bar that just opened in St Petersburg

#Staythefuckhome: visit the online bar that just opened in St Petersburg

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

These thoughtful collages explore the female body and human dreams

Russia will close its borders to foreigners from 18 March

Russia will close its borders to foreigners from 18 March

A Ukrainian club is live streaming DJ sets so you can party without leaving the house

A Ukrainian club is live streaming DJ sets so you can party without leaving the house

Hermitage and chill: take a five-hour tour of Russia’s magnificent museum, captured in a single shot

Hermitage and chill: take a five-hour tour of Russia’s magnificent museum, captured in a single shot

A journey across Russia – in photos

A journey across Russia – in photos

 5 years after Romania’s nightclub fire, a documentary investigates the dangers of corruption

5 years after Romania’s nightclub fire, a documentary investigates the dangers of corruption

Tatler becomes first Russian glossy to feature trans cover star

Tatler becomes first Russian glossy to feature trans cover star

Armenia’s Velvet Revolution ignited imaginations. This documentary celebrates its triumph

Armenia’s Velvet Revolution ignited imaginations. This documentary celebrates its triumph

This Bosnian-British artist is fighting to keep the experience of child refugees alive  

This Bosnian-British artist is fighting to keep the experience of child refugees alive  

A Siberian photographer contemplates life in an isolated place

A Siberian photographer contemplates life in an isolated place

This is everyday Eastern Europe, in all its beauty and peculiarity

This is everyday Eastern Europe, in all its beauty and peculiarity

In the flesh: Alina Szapocznikow’s erotic sculptures arrive in London

In the flesh: Alina Szapocznikow’s erotic sculptures arrive in London

5 things you didn’t know about provocative performance artist Ulay

5 things you didn’t know about provocative performance artist Ulay

48 hours in Bucharest: explore the eclectic Romanian city that’s alive with creative power

48 hours in Bucharest: explore the eclectic Romanian city that’s alive with creative power

Discover the changing face of Moldova, as seen through the lens of locals

Discover the changing face of Moldova, as seen through the lens of locals

The Trap: Ludovic Bruckstein’s elegantly-observed novellas are a time capsule and warning about Romania’s lost multi-ethnic world

The Trap: Ludovic Bruckstein’s elegantly-observed novellas are a time capsule and warning about Romania’s lost multi-ethnic world

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov announces new film on Auschwitz’s ‘angel of death’

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov announces new film on Auschwitz’s ‘angel of death’

A Russian queer revolution is in the making and you can now follow it on Instagram

A Russian queer revolution is in the making and you can now follow it on Instagram

When a Romanian pop sensation was appointed ambassador for legendary sculptor Brâncuși, scandal ensued

When a Romanian pop sensation was appointed ambassador for legendary sculptor Brâncuși, scandal ensued

The glorious optimist: Hungarian neo-avantgarde artist Dóra Maurer arrives at London’s Tate Modern

The glorious optimist: Hungarian neo-avantgarde artist Dóra Maurer arrives at London’s Tate Modern

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky detained for leaking a French politician sex tape

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky detained for leaking a French politician sex tape

Love yourself: the Russian photo project speaking candidly about queer self-love

Love yourself: the Russian photo project speaking candidly about queer self-love