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The Air QualityWearable with Ora and Xul, Under the Bruckner Expressway, South Bronx, New York
Photograph, edition 1 of 6 + 2 A. P. Archival pigment print
30X19,6 inches
2017

Artist is wearing the air quality interactive wearable under the Bruckner Expressway (Interstate 278 and I-95), an elevated highway dividing Mott Haven from Port Morris and where the hospitilization rate for asthma is 57 times more than in the best Manhattan area. Children are the most affected by bad air quality as they breath faster than adults.