Arts & Culture

29 September 2016
Art and Politics Do Mix

A showcase of artists in Prague provides a reminder that art can be a powerful political tool. 

By Anna Bisikalo
 
23 September 2016
Kosovo’s Booby-Trapped Field of Dreams

Serbian scholar Ivan Colovic’s new book is a powerful study of the struggle for mythmaking rights to a signal event in Balkan history.

By Uffe Andersen
 
21 September 2016
Czechs Hold Russian Dissident Artist on Interpol List, Extradition Unsure

Moscow is awaiting official notice from Prague about the possible repatriation of Oleg Vorotnikov, a founding member of Russian public-art collective Voina.

 
19 September 2016
Proxy War for the Soul of Kazakhstan
Once a high roller on the political scene, now a wanted man, a former Almaty mayor makes his case for heroic status alongside the country’s founding father.
By Robert A. Saunders
 
7 September 2016
From Lads to Lords Premium

In post-Soviet Russia, many a future tycoon learned the merits of teamwork, discipline, and respect for authority on the mean streets.

By Maxim Edwards
 
6 September 2016
Beauty and the East Premium
Is it time to kick our addiction to ruin porn? From The Calvert Journal.
By Jamie Rann
 
5 September 2016
Ljubljana Offers Nights Behind Bars for Thrill-Seeking Tourists Premium

An old military prison turned youth hostel lets visitors spend the night in artistically renovated cells, complete with prison bars on windows and doors.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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