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“You have replaced the loud propaganda that comes from these vehicles’ speakers with your own breathing, or we could say with the sound of your silence. I read that as an act of subversion, humanizing the vehicle, turning its uses upside down.”

Publication: “Breathing Resistance: An Interview with Sahar Te.” Momus (February 23, 2022).


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Image: Sahar Te and Kenji Chen