Putting the Forgotten District of Lastādija Back on the Map of Riga

Putting the Forgotten District of Lastādija Back on the Map of Riga

Lastādija or Lastadie is the forgotten name of the neighbourhood bounded by the Central Market, the railway, Lāčplēša Street and the Daugava river.Continue Reading →

DB Recommends: Andrius Mamontovas

DB Recommends: Andrius Mamontovas

Imagine a musician singing about hope and freedom at a time when the Soviet system was crumblingContinue Reading →

Fiction: Grigory Kanovich – Shtetl Love Song

Fiction: Grigory Kanovich – Shtetl Love Song

"There’s no doubt that Mendel and I, more than anyone else, wanted to get to Russia as soon as possible..."Continue Reading →

DB Under the Radar: Ķemeri, Latvia

DB Under the Radar: Ķemeri, Latvia

"Its medicinal water attracted thousands of tourists from all over the Russian Empire, thereby warranting the town a direct train line to Moscow"Continue Reading →

Forest Portraits, Forest People: the Pictures of Jane Remm

Forest Portraits, Forest People: the Pictures of Jane Remm

Estonia has one of the highest levels of forest cover of any nation in Europe, with almost half of the whole territory of the country made up of forests.Continue Reading →

“Ground” – Haunting Photos of Industry and the Baltic Winter

“Ground” – Haunting Photos of Industry and the Baltic Winter

Ground is a cartographic project of sorts, one which points out transport arteries such as train tracks, roads, pipelines, high voltage transmission lines...Continue Reading →

Soviet Baltic Visuals: Images of Everyday Life in the USSR

Soviet Baltic Visuals: Images of Everyday Life in the USSR

This dramatic poster from Soviet Lithuania urges citizens to look after their forests.Continue Reading →

Capturing Middle Europe: the MAP6 Collective in Lithuania

Capturing Middle Europe: the MAP6 Collective in Lithuania

"We were all drawn to Lithuania... not only the newest addition to the Eurozone, but also the geographical centre of Europe."Continue Reading →

Soon to Be Gone? Images from Rural Lithuania

Soon to Be Gone? Images from Rural Lithuania

The project Soon to Be Gone came out of Lithuanian photographer Tadas Kazekevičius's fears that the traditional rural lifestyle of the country may soon be lost.Continue Reading →

Scenes from “the Livonian Switzerland” Over a Century Back

Scenes from “the Livonian Switzerland” Over a Century Back

The photo album "Livländische Schweiz" was published at the start of the 1880s by Carl Anton Schulz, a Baltic German photographer.Continue Reading →

An Accidental Record of History: Dialogues in Silver

An Accidental Record of History: Dialogues in Silver

"This series combines photographs made by my father in the 1980s and pictures made by me as a response 30 years later."Continue Reading →

Kaunas Art Deco: Reminders of Lithuania’s Modernist Interwar Capital

Kaunas Art Deco: Reminders of Lithuania’s Modernist Interwar Capital

"Kaunas’ Art Deco interwar modern architecture is unique to Kaunas, because it’s not a direct copy of French or German architecture."Continue Reading →