Петр_Павленский/ Pavlensky

Too Creative Dissident

Petr Pavlensky received the Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent, but was quickly stripped of the award due to fears surrounding his overt radicalism. What does this embarrassing event tell us?

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Pavlensky brought to trial

Pavlensky is a man you may remember for nailing his scrotum to the Red Square, wrapping himself up in barbed wire or cutting off his earlobe. Each of these actions is thought through and well designed, though.