Where did Petr Pavlensky do his political art?
On November 10, 2013, while sitting naked on the stone pavement in front of Lenin’s Mausoleum on the Red Square, Moscow, Pavlensky hammered a large nail through his scrotum, affixing it to the stone pavement. His political art event coincided with the annual Russian Police Day.
When did Petr Pavlensky have a heart attack?
On 13 August 2016, Pavlensky gave a lecture in Odessa, Ukraine which ended with the inebriated Ukrainian journalist and screenwriter Vladimir Nestrenko instigating a fight that ended with his stabbing one of two security guards who tried to subdue him. The second of the two security guards suffered a fatal heart attack after the incident.
When did Petr Pavlensky sew his lips shut?
On July 23, 2012, Pavlensky appeared at Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg with his lips sewn shut, holding a banner that stated, “Action of Pussy Riot was a replica of the famous action of Jesus Christ (Matthew 21:12–13)”.
When did Petr Pavlensky cut off his earlobe?
Segregation: Pavlensky moments after self-harming. Moscow, October 2014. On October 19, 2014, Pavlensky cut off his earlobe with a chef’s knife while sitting naked on the roof of the infamous Serbsky Center to make visible political abuse of psychiatry in Russia.
Why did Petr Pavlensky get released from hospital?
Pavlensky had a blanket thrown over him by the confused police officers and was eventually detached from the stones and taken to hospital. He was discharged that evening, and released by the police without charge – only for them to open a case of “hooliganism motivated by hatred of a particular social, ethnic or religious group” a few days later.
When did Petr Pavlensky do the carcass event?
On November 14, 2012, Reuters published its list of the 98 best photos of the year which included Seam. On May 3, 2013, Pavlensky held a political art event in which he wanted to show the existence of a person inside a repressive legal system. This event was called Carcass.