Lichen – Adam Cullen

Lichen – Adam Cullen

If I had a car/ if we had time/ I'd take you/ first to a ferry/ and then/ over sea/ island-bound...Continue Reading →

A Way of Resistance: A Brief History of Buddhism in Estonia

A Way of Resistance: A Brief History of Buddhism in Estonia

The first Estonian to be declared a saint was a Buddhist, and the religion provided a means of resistance for intellectuals during the Soviet occupation.Continue Reading →

Film Focus: Together For Ever

Film Focus: Together For Ever

"Natural and believable performances transport you to modern Vilnius and allows you to experience how families cope in post-modern society."Continue Reading →

For Those Forgotten by History: The Sun Sets in the East

For Those Forgotten by History: The Sun Sets in the East

Alexander Belinski and Agne Dovydaityte's feature-length documentary is based on a Lithuanian peasant’s diary from 1984Continue Reading →

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 →