the vacuum cleaner
the vacuum cleaner is an art and activism collective of one. the vacuum cleaner employ various creative legal and illegal tactics and forms, attempting to mock, brandalise and disrupt concentrations of power.
the vacuum cleaner’s work has been exhibited throughout the UK, including commissions from Tate Modern, ICA, Fierce Festival, the Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow, and the Liverpool Biennial. Internationally they have presented work at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago) Wooster Collective (USA) Anti Festival (Finland) Centre d’Art Contemporain (Switzerland) Hebbel-Am-Ufer, Tanz Tendez (Germany) Khoj Live 08 (India). As well as commissioned works for BBC4, Channel 4 and Arte.
the vacuum cleaner is an Artsadmin Associate Artist and a co-founder of the Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination (2004 − 2009).