Creative cities: a special report exploring contemporary culture in Tirana, Tashkent and Yerevan

19 March 2021

This article was produced by The Calvert Journal in partnership with British Council

The Calvert Journal, in partnership with the British Council, presents Creative Cities: a showcase of the people, places, and projects defining contemporary culture in Tirana, Tashkent, and Yerevan. Discover stories of resilience and success, inspiration and innovation, from the visionaries who are modernising local heritage and innovating cultural identity.

Through in-depth portraits of the cities’ cultural hubs, profiles of the people behind them, and evocative storytelling, Creative Cities goes beyond the guidebook to create a sense of place that unravels the past history of the cities, reflects on the ever-changing present, and looks towards the future generations shaping the creative scene.

From photographers to activists, and radical publishers to creative startups, discover the buzzing cultural landscape of Tirana, Tashkent, and Yerevan.

Creative Tashkent: the people and places modernising cultural heritage

Creative Tirana: the people and places revolutionising cultural identity

Creative Yerevan: the people and places innovating contemporary culture

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