Here at SHATTERJAPAN, we are launching today a new photo campaign called ARTISTS SAY FREE PUSSY RIOT. We give all the musicians and artists we come across a chance to voice their thoughts and feelings about the imprisonment of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (“Nadya”), Yekaterina Samutsevich (“Katya”) and Maria Alyokhina (“Masha”) of Russian group Pussy Riot. We will post all the photos we receive one by one, right here on SHATTERJAPAN’s dedicated PUSSY RIOT blog.
For now, here is your first one. From the inimitable American punk rock riot grrrl icon KATHLEEN HANNA of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre fame. Kathleen has been long campaigning about the Pussy Riot crisis – she has written about it passionately on her blog here and posted online an impassioned video appeal back in April: