Naked artist receives death threat

Almar's perfomance art is seemingly getting a lot of people ...

Almar's perfomance art is seemingly getting a lot of people upset. Screenshot/YouTube

According to mbl.is sources, the Iceland Academy of the Arts received a death threat this morning against Almar Atlason, the naked art student spending the week in a box. The matter has been reported to the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police.

Sources of mbl.is also reported an attack on the school last night when a group of people tried to break in to have some sort of confrontation with Almar. 

This has been confirmed by Ólafur Örn Gíslason, head of the the department of fine arts at the academy. 

He says that the matter has been reported to police and that the building will be guarded day and night until Almar's project is finished. 

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