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Category: Faces of the East

9 November 1989 for an East German teacher: Making apple pie for kids from West-Berlin and the end of Stasi persecution

„When I was watching the news that night and this central committee guy announced that we could travel abroad from now on, I could not believe it. I thought it was a mistake. But the next day we went to the border fence and my husband started cutting it with…

Turning an old Soviet factory into a modern creative hub

Gigi is an architect, and founder of Fabrika, probably the most popular creative space in Tbilisi. It features a hostel, restaurants, boutiques, bars, co-working spaces, studios etc. and offers a calendar of workshops, exhibitions, flea markets, music festivals, social events. And all this is set in an old Soviet sewing…