English Kills Voyage (2012)
The Newtown Creek Armada (L. Chipley, N. Kensinger, S. Nelson Wright)
Single channel video, 6 minutes
English Kills Voyage journeys into the waters of the Newtown Creek – one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States – to explore the English Kills, a contaminated tributary located at the very end this toxic Superfund site. Filmed entirely using remote control boats, this film was a project of The Newtown Creek Armada, a public art project exploring the past, present and future of the Newtown Creek.
English Kills Voyage has screened at the Greenpoint Film Festival, the Brooklyn Arts Council’s Scene: Brooklyn, Eco Hack 2016 and has been shown as an installation in numerous galleries..