Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Michael calls his late father in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. After leaving his “message to the past” Michael told Operator Loretta that making this call was cathartic.

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects Michael with his late father in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Tuesday, October 19th on 14th Street between Avenue A and Second Avenue.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Photo: Natalia de Campos.

Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Kai Calls Her Grandmother’s Best Friend (Uncle Ed) in Eugene, Oregon

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects Kai with her grandmother’s best friend  (Uncle Ed) in Eugene, Oregon during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Tuesday, October 15th on the southwest corner of Union Square at 14th Street and University Place.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Eric Calls the Late Huck Snyder

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects Eric with his friend, the late Huck Snyder, during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Tuesday, October 15th on the southwest corner of Union Square at 14th Street and University Place.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Operator Olivia Calls Her Uncle Ed

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects fellow operator Olivia with her uncle Ed during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Tuesday, October 15th on the southwest corner of Union Square at 14th Street and University Place.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Photo: Natalia de Campos.

Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Baba Israel Calls NYC, Past and Present

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects performance artist Baba Israel with NYC’s past and present during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Saturday, October 12th on 14th Street between Sixth and Eighth Avenues.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Photo: Natalia de Campos.

Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past: Wesley Calls His Mother

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Telephone Operator Loretta connects Wesley with his mother during her Art in Odd Places: Number performance on Saturday, October 12th on 14th Street between Sixth and Eighth Avenues.

REMEMBRANCE OF PHONE NUMBERS PAST: a street performance evoking nostalgia from numbers. LuLu LoLo as “Telephone Operator Loretta” attired as a 1940 telephone operator complete with vintage headset will attempt to connect passersby with the earliest telephone number they remember. All callers will be invited to leave a voice message to the past.

Photo: Natalia de Campos.