Breaking Ranks

Performance at Headlands Center for the Arts
Sausalito, California
February 2011


Containment is a short story written by Alex NIchols that follows the visible deterioration of a man working with an invisible contaminant. In 2011 she was invited to perform her piece at “Breaking Ranks” at Headlands Center for the Arts.

Containment, Reading at Timken Hall, CCA, San Francisco, California. 2011.

“In the gym a Tyvek-clad Alex Nichols read her deliciously creepy short story about contamination and containment, accompanied by a video repeating endlessly behind her of an anonymous individual struggling with a safety suit”- SF Weekly

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