Official Belarusian culture is a relic of Soviet conservatism. Beneath the surface, however, a European movement in the arts is gathering momentum. It is only a matter of time before the new Belarusian culture reaches an international audience, writes art historian and novelist Victor Martinovich.
Associate professor at the European Humanities University in Vilnius. He holds a PhD in history of fine arts. He is author of five novels, sold in Belarus, Russia, the US, Finland and Germany.