Breathing on the Air (2015)

Detail
Breathing on the Air, (2015). Plexiglass, Cellphones, and Audio (loop)

Using just the breath—inhaling and exhaling—of radio hosts as they report on police brutality against black men, “Breathing on the Air” presents a visceral experience of the broadcasted body against the loss of life being discussed.

Audio piece I (00:23sec): me_oakland_laws_could_limit_police_access_to_body_camera_footage

Audio piece II (00:17sec): me_protests_begin_after_grand_jury_declines_to_indict_nypd_officer

Audio piece III (00:19sec): me_social_media_spreads_stories_of_black_men_being_shot_by_police