Doug Ashford and Sharon Hayes in "The Air We Breathe" at SFMOMA

POSTED ON: November 2, 2011

Associate Professor Doug Ashford and Assistant Professor Sharon Hayes are participating in the exhibition The Air We Breathe at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) from November 2, 2011 to February 20, 2012.

"In the belief that art can promote dialogue and enable understanding, The Air We Breathe brings together visual artists and poets to reflect on the subject of equal rights for same-sex couples, including the right to marry." (from

Other visual artists in the exhibition include Laylah Ali, D-L Alvarez, Nayland Blake, Jennifer Bornstein, Andrea Bowers, Robert Buck, Johanna Calle, Martha Colburn, Sam Durant, Shannon Ebner, Nicole Eisenman, Simon Fujiwara, Liam Gillick, Robert Gober, Ann Hamilton, Christian Holstad, Elliott Hundley, Colter Jacobsen, Matt Keegan, Carlos Motta, Catherine Opie, Nicolás Paris, Dan Perjovschi, Raymond Pettibon, Amy Sillman, Allison Smith, Lily van der Stokker, and Erika Vogt.
Poets include George Albon, Will Alexander, John Ashbery, Dodie Bellamy, kari edwards (poem selected by Frances Blau and Rob Halpern), Kevin Killian, Ariana Reines, and Anne Waldman.

Learn more about the exhibition HERE.


White Columns in New York will host book launch for the related publication, also titled The Air We Breathe, on Saturday November 5, 6:00 - 7:30pm.

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