Calvert Journal Look At Russia’s Thriving Zine Culture

The culture coming out of Russia is gaining far more traction in the west. Every fashionista seems to have a piece of Gosha in their wardrobe. The Guardian covered the culture of Russia’s suburbs in a piece that went viral earlier this year. And Calvert Journal is going from strength to strength in their efforts highlighting Russian artists. This latest piece on their website about Russian zine culture is great. The imagery from these so called ‘zines’ seems to be rather sophisticated, a world apart from the xeroxed zines of the 80s, they instead seem to be rather fully fledged magazines. If only we could read Russian to check them out properly.

Check out the piece here: