A guide to the New East

In this film shot by London-based filmmaker Timothy George KellyThe Calvert Journal talks to photographers Sasha Mademoiselle and Turkina Faso, about what the post-Soviet means to them and what happens when authentic images of home evolve into a sought-after trend.

Image credit: Hassan Kurbanbaev 

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