the vacuum cleaner
The Metropolitan Police call him a Domestic Extremist. The NHS have described him as ‘highly disturbed’ and labelled him with Borderline Personality Disorder. ‘A real and present threat to the safe running of our lawful business’ is how E.ON described him at the Royal Courts of Justice.
He prefers the term Mental.
After 10 years of being an outlaw and inpatient, artist activist ‘the vacuum cleaner’ presents an autobiographical performance told through his psychiatric records, police intelligence files and corporate injunctions collected through the Data Protection Act.
Supported by Arts Council of England, Artsadmin and In Between Time
One of the most powerful portraits of creativity and depression I’ve ever seen… a heart-rending journey.
Leaves you lost for words
Raw, open, powerful… entirely devoid of a sense of self-preservation.
This essential show is a fascinating, stigma smashing experience.
Date and time
28–30 January 2015
This is now a past event.