The unspecified charges against Nadezhda Tolokonnikova come at a time when the Kremlin is working to stifle political dissent.
During my hunger strike I completely refused any food. I demanded to free members of feminist punk group. During the hunger strike and before it I created the series of portraits of Pussy Riot using the lipstick Chanel as a color.
There in the middle of the festival grounds, adorned within a classic Spiegeltent of wood canvas and mirrors stood an island within the island, Magic Mirror - the espoused "hetero-friendly queer venue" of the festival.
Ladies and gentlemen, fresh from Russia's harsh gulags, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot are free and ready for the world stage.