Transferred on Tuesday to psychiatric infirmary of police prefecture, performer had been arrested shortly after having sprayed two windows surrounding entrance of building and set it on fire at about 4:15. The 33-year-old protest artist explained his action in a communiqué:The Bank of France took place of Bastille, bankers took place of monarchs. [...] The renaissance of revolutionary France will trigger world fire of Revolutions. »
PIOTR Pavlenski is not at his test shot. A refugee in France since month of January, he has already been convicted in Russia after fire in November 2015 of main gate of Lubyanka, historic headquarters of Russian security services. His "political art" also led him to wrap himself naked in barbed wire or to nail testicles on cobblestones of Red Square.