[Lock-on] Vol.006, June 2024 – Virtual Dystopias, the Post-Apocalypse, and the Post-Post-Apocalypse [Print magazine]

Travel Mag, August 2023-April 2024 – Modernist Sofia / Modernist Kyiv / Art Nouveau Belgrade / Brutalist Skopje / Art Deco Kaunas

Time Extension, May 2023 – A Fistful of Rubles: Handheld Gaming in the USSR [Excerpt from A Handheld History: 1988-1995]

Hidden Europe, April 2023 – Bulgarian Riverlands [Print magazine]

Hidden Europe, July 2021 – On the Wrong Side of the Line: Report from a Ukrainian Village [Print magazine]

The Modernist, June 2021 – Nuclear Aesthetics [Print magazine]

The Verge, April 2021 – How the Video Game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Inspired a Wave of Real-World Chernobyl Tourists

Strelka, April 2021 – Nuclear Semiotics [Book excerpt]

Literary Hub, April 2021 – Chillnobyl: Throwing a Rave in Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone [Book excerpt]

Folklore Thursday, December 2020 – The Future Folklore of Chernobyl

Deep Baltic, September 2020 – Sillamäe: Inside a Former Soviet Secret City in Estonia

Atlas Obscura, September 2020 – Exploring Chernobyl’s Imprint on Neighbouring Belarus [Book excerpt]

Greyscape, August 2020 – What Should Bulgaria Do with the Buzludzha Memorial House?

Atlas Obscura, May 2019 – The City the Chernobyl Disaster Left Behind, Then and Now

CNN, February 2018 – Georgia's Soviet-era Monuments: The Towering Titans of the Past

Atlas Obscura, February 2018 – A Visit to Chernobyl as it Transforms into a Solar Farm

The Calvert Journal, November 2017 – Buzludzha: The Conflicted Past and Uncertain Future of Bulgaria’s ‘Communist UFO’

Atlas Obscura, November 2017 – The Misunderstood History of the Balkans’ Surreal War Memorials

Folklore Thursday, July 2017 – The Duality of Modern Haitian Vodou

Deep Baltic, May 2016 – The Hill of Crosses: A Monument to the Defiant Spirit of Lithuania

Rupert Wolfe Murray, January 2016 – What I Learned from Four Years on the Road

Foreign Affairs, May 2015 – Cuba's Abandoned Nuclear City (And the People Who Call it Home)

Gizmodo, March 2014 – Welcome to The World's Largest Ghost City: Ordos, China


Ex Utopia, July 2020 – Occupy Mezhyhirya: Squatting the Mansion of Ukraine’s Ex-President

Ex Utopia, June 2019 – Skeletons of Utopia: The Story of Shumen’s Central City Square

Ex Utopia, January 2019 – Room 202: Hunting for Ghosts at Winnipeg’s Fort Garry Hotel

Monumentalism, July 2018 – On Monumentalism

Ex Utopia, November 2017 – Life in the High-Rise: My Brutalist Holiday in Belgrade’s Genex Tower

Ex Utopia, April 2017 – Midwinter Minsk: Soviet Socialist Modernism in Belarus

Ex Utopia, December 2016 – Fidel Castro & the Curious Case of Freemasonry in Cuba

Ex Utopia, March 2016 – Inside Battersea Power Station

Ex Utopia, January 2016 – The Mystical Origins of the Kukeri: Bulgaria’s Strangest Folk Festival

Ex Utopia, October 2015 – An Occult Psychogeography of Hawksmoor’s London Churches

© Darmon Richter 2020