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Samuel Goff

Samuel Goff is a lecturer and writer based in London.

Fabric Cybernetics

The work of the Soviet textile designer Anna Andreeva, recently rediscovered by New York’s Museum of Modern Art, is an insight into Soviet cultural diplomacy, right down to a commemorative scarf made for Queen Elizabeth II.

The Sad Comedies of Soviet Socialism

Georgii Daneliya was one of the Soviet film directors genuinely beloved by Soviet audiences. His gentle comedies depict the USSR as neither dystopia nor utopia, but as most people actually lived it.