Gallery: nbART’s Newton Creek Armada Art Installation Takes Video Camer...

Yesterday, the North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition (nbART) announced their latest project that will tackle issues of pollution and civic duty in New York called the Newton Creek Armada. The interactive exhibition powered by a team of three artists — Laura Chipley, Nathan Kensinger, and Sarah Nelson Wright — will allow visitors to drive mini radio-controlled boats with underwater cameras around the surface of the highly polluted Newton Creek. Video of the images below the Superfund site’s murky surface will be projected on enormous screens at the site, giving people the opportunity to feel what it is like to be submerged and surrounded in the dirty water. The exhibition will be open for participation in the spring of 2012 and a gallery installation of underwater video stills will be on display in the fall.

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