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A performance exploring the personal and public perceptions of a mind state

22 May 2014

A semi-nude woman with exaggerated staring eyes and chained wrists © Wellcome Library

Time 14:30 - 14:45

Duration 15 minutes

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation

Who decides what is, who is and who’s not mad?  Using a variety of languages including British Sign Language, Moonatic takes the audience on a journey, to gain an insight into a woman’s struggle.

Treading a fine line between madness and genius, a portrayal of polar extremes, feelings, frustrations and emotions, this performance asks ‘no voice? or no choice?’ and explores the personal and public perceptions of a mind state.  Part of the Furiously Mad: 300 Years of Legal Insanity exhibition by Pool Arts.

The performance is by Ruqia, a local Mancunian Performance Artiste. 

Family Friendly event, suitable for over 7s to adults (smaller children should be accompanied as the performance may contain disturbing noises)

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