Celebrating the voice and vision of a new creative generation. This is Russia’s Gen Z: their words, their photos, their stories

The ultimate guide to emerging Russian artists, selected by leading experts

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'We don’t have no bosses, we’re against everyone': the Yakutian punks making music through deep polar nights — in photos

‘We don’t have no bosses, we’re against everyone’: the Yakutian punks making music through deep polar nights — in photos

Poisoned beauty: inside the former closed town next to one of Russia’s largest nuclear power plants

Poisoned beauty: inside the former closed town next to one of Russia’s largest nuclear power plants

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

Boyhood: life in a patriotic, male-only school in Russia’s isolated Far East — in photos 

Boyhood: life in a patriotic, male-only school in Russia’s isolated Far East — in photos 

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

Goodbye utopia: using CGI worlds to confront our flawed reality

Inspired by the buzz of crickets, this computer-generated landscape will bring you instant calm

Creative director: Ekow Eshun. Project manager: Anastasiia Fedorova. Editors: Nadia Beard, Katie Davies. Designers: Gaétan Nivon, Ike Okwudiafor, Pavel Ugamochi. Developers: Mohamad Montazerian, Anastasiya Peganova, Dimitry Plish. Production: Masha Borodacheva, Maria Muzdybaeva, Zhenia Vasiliev. Thanks to Makers of Siberia and Makers of Russia teams.