The Albanian academic and author talks to writer Diyora Shadijanova about her vital book documenting a pivotal moment in history.
Gilles Peterson discusses a new book he helped co-edit about Cuban record sleeve design, which traces a musical form in constant revolution.
Photographer Mihai Barabancea captures life on the fringes of post-communist Bucharest, with unflinching images that interrogate social stereotypes.
Striking posters – taken from the 1920s to the present day – chart the country’s emergence as an economic powerhouse.
Dana Kyndrová’s portraits chronicle the highs and lows of life in former Czechoslovakia, from Communist rule to the Velvet revolution.
Do we allow technological innovation to be directed towards profit and social control? Or can we somehow re-route towards emancipation?
In her new documentary, Bara Jichova Tyson probes the ever-changing relationship between infidelity, sex and marriage.
A new book promises to reveal the true story behind the face that launched a thousand t-shirts.
In his new book, Made In North Korea, tour guide Nicholas Bonner compiles the most comprehensive collection of the nation’s graphic ephemera to date.
A new show at London’s Tate Modern uncovers the history of political Soviet art – from leaflets and banners to propaganda posters and periodicals.
Photographer Neils Ackermann travelled across Ukraine – scouring forests, homes, and nuclear power stations – to locate all of its lost Lenins.
The Cold War may have stifled skateboarding’s early growth, but it birthed a skate culture totally unique from its American roots that is beginning to capture the world’s imagination.