This Artist's Dress Detects Air Pollution While Walking Around Mott Haven in The Bronx

The neighborhood of Mott Haven in the Bronx has some of the worst air pollution in New York City. Thus, it was perfect for testing out a dress from artist Dominiqe Paul that helps you visualize microscopic contaminants in the air around you with lights.

Dominique Paul plays with the representation of the body and explores its transformation. Her interactive wearable structures raise awareness to social justice issues such as income inequality, air quality, animal population decline and others.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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