Thursday, December 22, 2005

Nicole Garneau's "Heat: 05" performances...

Nicole Garneau has been performing everyday for the last year...

“HEAT:05 is inspired by my wish to somehow mark the ten-year anniversary of
the 1995 Chicago heat wave, in which over 700 people died. In his book, Heat
Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, Eric Klinenberg outlines the
many levels of urban social isolation that led to the deaths of so many
elderly people, most of whom died alone, and many of whose bodies were never

I have decided to perform every day in 2005. My performances will take many
forms and be presented in many different spaces. I am a writer, actor,
singer, percussionist, and mover. My performances in HEAT:05 will encompass
all of these forms, alone and in collaboration with others.”


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