Newtown Creek-Sludge Drawings/Paintings
The Sludge Drawings and Paintings are a collaboration between the creek, its pollution and myself to create marks, lines and forms on paper.
The Newtown Creek is an estuary dividing Brooklyn and Queens. It is one of the most polluted industrial sites in America, containing an estimated 30 million gallons of spilled oil and discarded toxins. In September 2010 it was awarded Superfund status by the US government