English Kills Voyage

A documentary film
Color, 7 minutes, 2013

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 was created by Laura Chipley, Nathan Kensinger and Sarah Nelson Wright. It has screened as the Opening Night selection of the 2013 Greenpoint Film Festival, at UnionDocs for the Brooklyn Arts Council’s Scene: Brooklyn screening series, and in numerous gallery installations.