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.

8-Bit revolution: Super Mario walks in on Russia’s latest political scandal

8-Bit revolution: Super Mario walks in on Russia’s latest political scandal

27 European illustrators draw their hopes for a post-pandemic world

27 European illustrators draw their hopes for a post-pandemic world

Dive into personal photo archives from the Balkans with this crowdsourced Instagram account

Dive into personal photo archives from the Balkans with this crowdsourced Instagram account

Cooking and conversation: join an online festival of Georgian literature

Cooking and conversation: join an online festival of Georgian literature

Lost and found: the photo project reuniting Moldovan villagers with their younger selves

Lost and found: the photo project reuniting Moldovan villagers with their younger selves

Dance for Belarus: listen to the electronic album supporting victims of political repression

Dance for Belarus: listen to the electronic album supporting victims of political repression

Cleaners gain superpowers in this sci-fi video from Hungarian band Dope Calypso

Cleaners gain superpowers in this sci-fi video from Hungarian band Dope Calypso

The Russian Association of the Worst Artists on Instagram

The Russian Association of the Worst Artists on Instagram

Collective: what the acclaimed documentary reveals about Romania today

Collective: what the acclaimed documentary reveals about Romania today

Russian photographer wins Travel Photographer of the Year 2020 top prize

Russian photographer wins Travel Photographer of the Year 2020 top prize

Him & Her: an intimate short film on the complexity of romantic love — video

Him & Her: an intimate short film on the complexity of romantic love — video

The 5 Eastern European films shortlisted for the Oscars

The 5 Eastern European films shortlisted for the Oscars

The buzzing world of Ukrainian contemporary art — on Instagram

The buzzing world of Ukrainian contemporary art — on Instagram

Russian photographer detained and fined after spelling out the word ‘freedom’ in snow

Russian photographer detained and fined after spelling out the word ‘freedom’ in snow

Insulted. Belarus(sia): the protest play travelling the world in solidarity with Belarus

Insulted. Belarus(sia): the protest play travelling the world in solidarity with Belarus

‘Life in quotation marks’: two poems by Polish wordsmith Ewa Lipska

‘Life in quotation marks’: two poems by Polish wordsmith Ewa Lipska

Loveholic: a glittering debut from rising Polish pop star Lass

Loveholic: a glittering debut from rising Polish pop star Lass

A treasure trove of contemporary and classic art in one Instagram account

A treasure trove of contemporary and classic art in one Instagram account

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov fired from the Gogol Center

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov fired from the Gogol Center

Belarusians post red and white pictures online to defy crackdown of pro-democracy flag

Belarusians post red and white pictures online to defy crackdown of pro-democracy flag

Rage: Pussy Riot drop new video in support of Russia’s political prisoners

Rage: Pussy Riot drop new video in support of Russia’s political prisoners

Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina is back in prison after supporting opposition protesters

Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina is back in prison after supporting opposition protesters

Watch the highlights of Art Moscow Online international forum

Watch the highlights of Art Moscow Online international forum

Enter the world of @femkyiv

Enter the world of @femkyiv

Vetements sparks controversy with ‘high-fashion take’ on Hong Kong protests

Vetements sparks controversy with ‘high-fashion take’ on Hong Kong protests

The memefication of Putin’s Palace: watch the comedy pop-anthem that became a protest song overnight

The memefication of Putin’s Palace: watch the comedy pop-anthem that became a protest song overnight

Tik Tok, Instagram, Youtube and VKontake delete Russians’ calls to protest

Tik Tok, Instagram, Youtube and VKontake delete Russians’ calls to protest

‘The best weapons against dreams’: 2 poems on Ceaușescu’s orphans

‘The best weapons against dreams’: 2 poems on Ceaușescu’s orphans

Bernie Sanders and his mittens are lauded in Eastern Europe. Here are the best memes

Bernie Sanders and his mittens are lauded in Eastern Europe. Here are the best memes

Russian media watchdog asks Tiktok to take down young people’s call to protests

Russian media watchdog asks Tiktok to take down young people’s call to protests

Dacha on wheels: the wooden summer home that travels with you

Dacha on wheels: the wooden summer home that travels with you

Bucharest on your doorstep: the Instagram account showing the parade of urban life in the Romanian capital

Bucharest on your doorstep: the Instagram account showing the parade of urban life in the Romanian capital

Russian feminist artist labelled as ‘foreign agent’: how we got here

Russian feminist artist labelled as ‘foreign agent’: how we got here