Joy Neumeyer

Joy Neumeyer is a journalist and historian based in Moscow and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her writing has appeared in publications including Vice, The Guardian, ARTnews, Tablet Magazine, and Cat Fancy. She is currently a PhD candidate in History at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is writing a dissertation on death in late Soviet culture.

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

Summer of Tsoi: is Kirill Serebrennikov’s rock biopic as radical as it seems?

Summer of Tsoi: is Kirill Serebrennikov’s rock biopic as radical as it seems?

The Death of Stalin: Russia’s Ministry of Culture stages its own censorship farce

The Death of Stalin: Russia’s Ministry of Culture stages its own censorship farce

Nureyev: Kirill Serebrennikov’s Bolshoi ballet about the firebrand dancer is finally unleashed

Nureyev: Kirill Serebrennikov’s Bolshoi ballet about the firebrand dancer is finally unleashed

Filming the fifth column: how outspoken director Yuri Bykov’s new TV show landed him in hot water

Filming the fifth column: how outspoken director Yuri Bykov’s new TV show landed him in hot water