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    Dariya Susak, Art Student & Curator, Prenzlauer Berg

    March 23, 2017
    Dariya Susak

    Dariya Susak was born in Moscow where she departed from seven years ago. “I didn’t really get a chance to work in Moscow. I was nineteen years old and those times were on fire!” Dariya refers to her teenage years in Moscow when she left home in the morning and could find herself in an Elektrichka to her friends’ dacha, playing with street musicians, or just having ‘lots of Vodka fun’, as she puts it herself. She moved straight to…

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  • Katerina Belkina

    Katerina Belkina, Artist, Weissensee

    Introducing Katerina Belkina. The Berlin-based Russian grew up in Samara. With a population of about one million people, Samara is still considered somewhat provincial by Russian standards. By the time Katerina had reached her…

    February 9, 2017
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    Ira Thiessen (33), Photographer, Neukölln

    Introducing Ira Thiessen. Ira is an incredibly talented photographer who recently graduated from the renowned Berlin photography school, Ostkreuzschule. Thiessen’s work is making appearances across many of the major newspapers at the moment, from…

    May 30, 2016
  • Ekaterina Koroleva

    Ekaterina Koroleva (32), Illustrator, Prenzlauer Berg

    Meet the lovely Ekaterina. I first came across the very talented illustrator when COUCH Magazine published a beauty editorial with her illustrations. Being already familiar with her work from Elle and other publications, I…

    January 10, 2016
  • Niina

    Niina Pechkovskaya (30), Illustrator, Neukölln

    This is Niina. Yes, Niina with double “i”. Niina was born in Saint Petersburg and when she was only two years old, she moved to Tallinn, Estonia. “The word ‘nina’ in Estonian means ‘nose’,”…

    November 1, 2015