Katie Marie Davies

Katie Marie Davies is Features Editor at The Calvert Journal. Her work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, BBC Worklife, Vice News and The Moscow Times. You can follow her on Twitter here.

‘Startups are not born in an atmosphere of fear.’ Why Lukashenko’s protest crackdown could end Belarus’ tech dream

‘Startups are not born in an atmosphere of fear.’ Why Lukashenko’s protest crackdown could end Belarus’ tech dream

Belarus protests: can decentralised media like Nexta bring down Europe’s ailing autocrats?

Belarus protests: can decentralised media like Nexta bring down Europe’s ailing autocrats?

Russia’s most esteemed director has escaped jail time. But what comes next for Russian artists?

Russia’s most esteemed director has escaped jail time. But what comes next for Russian artists?

‘They will leave me jobless.’ Why declining press freedom in Bulgaria should worry us all

‘They will leave me jobless.’ Why declining press freedom in Bulgaria should worry us all

What can e-Estonia teach us about surviving digital life under Covid-19?

What can e-Estonia teach us about surviving digital life under Covid-19?

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

Will Russia’s latest culture minister herald a new era of creative freedom?

Will Russia’s latest culture minister herald a new era of creative freedom?

Remember the Yugo? We took the tiny 80s car on a multi-country odyssey from Serbia to New York and beyond

Remember the Yugo? We took the tiny 80s car on a multi-country odyssey from Serbia to New York and beyond

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

The Calvert Journal’s Paula Erizanu shortlisted for culture journalist of the year

The Calvert Journal’s Paula Erizanu shortlisted for culture journalist of the year

 Sleighing it: the ultimate Calvert gift guide for a cosy and concrete-inspired Christmas

Sleighing it: the ultimate Calvert gift guide for a cosy and concrete-inspired Christmas

Soviet housing is finally getting a smart tech makeover. All hail the ‘Smartovka’

Soviet housing is finally getting a smart tech makeover. All hail the ‘Smartovka’

Check out the ‘futuristic’ new Orthodox church being built in Moscow

Check out the ‘futuristic’ new Orthodox church being built in Moscow

Watch as Moscow’s sprawling tramlines are reimagined as abstract art

Watch as Moscow’s sprawling tramlines are reimagined as abstract art

Could virtual reality hold the key to fighting disinformation in the aftermath of Euromaidan?

Could virtual reality hold the key to fighting disinformation in the aftermath of Euromaidan?

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

33 artists reimagine Moscow’s coat of arms for the 21st century

33 artists reimagine Moscow’s coat of arms for the 21st century

Rus Khasanov’s mesmerising paint droplets appear effortless — but take months of work

Rus Khasanov’s mesmerising paint droplets appear effortless — but take months of work

Why one Ukrainian artist is turning the scraps of a Soviet factory into second hand clothes

Why one Ukrainian artist is turning the scraps of a Soviet factory into second hand clothes

 It was called ‘Ark D-0’: take a glimpse into Tito’s secret bunker with the explorer-filmmakers uncovering Yugoslavia’s ruins

It was called ‘Ark D-0’: take a glimpse into Tito’s secret bunker with the explorer-filmmakers uncovering Yugoslavia’s ruins

Remember signet rings? Statement jewellery is back with a vengeance in Georgia

Remember signet rings? Statement jewellery is back with a vengeance in Georgia

The power of football is helping this flood-hit village find new life

The power of football is helping this flood-hit village find new life

This artist reimagined the Teletubbies as Kardashian wannabes, and we just can’t get enough

This artist reimagined the Teletubbies as Kardashian wannabes, and we just can’t get enough

Meet the artists grappling with the never-ending battle between light and darkness

Meet the artists grappling with the never-ending battle between light and darkness

Join our discussion on photography, immigration, and the European identity crisis

Join our discussion on photography, immigration, and the European identity crisis

This translucent tent transforms into a cinema underneath the stars

This translucent tent transforms into a cinema underneath the stars

Kyiv Photo Book Fair is back and more international than ever

Kyiv Photo Book Fair is back and more international than ever

Listen to the ‘ghetto sci-fi’-styled drop from the duo tearing up Tbilisi’s hip-hop scene

Listen to the ‘ghetto sci-fi’-styled drop from the duo tearing up Tbilisi’s hip-hop scene

Opening of Hermitage’s Moscow branch delayed until 2024

Opening of Hermitage’s Moscow branch delayed until 2024

Get a glimpse of the Kabakovs’ prize-winning Ship of Tolerance as it sets sail for London

Get a glimpse of the Kabakovs’ prize-winning Ship of Tolerance as it sets sail for London

This sci-fi thriller has just become the first Russian show on Netflix Originals

This sci-fi thriller has just become the first Russian show on Netflix Originals

Moscow’s summer of protest: this fashion film brings streetwear back to its anti-authoritarian roots

Moscow’s summer of protest: this fashion film brings streetwear back to its anti-authoritarian roots

Dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale now has a Russian streetwear collab

Dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale now has a Russian streetwear collab