I’m excited to be doing another showing of Graves of Arthur Kill tonight. I hope to sell some copies, but I also look forward to hearing others’ stories of visiting the marine scrapyard over on the Arthur Kill.
Over the years i’ve done two series of blogposts on the yard: the ghosts series and the graveyard series. Another way of viewing the place is as disintegration. Enjoy these fotos and then I’ll explain where in a perfect world with endless resources I’d like to go next.
So I’d be thrilled if I could work with someone who could do time lapse simulation like this and this. I’d take a vessel like Hila aka ATR-89 from the time it arrived at the yard, and project its progressive disintegration over about a century.
Meanwhile, we have our imaginations. By the way, we’re selling the video also at Noble Maritime, all proceeds going to the museum.
All fotos here by Will Van Dorp.
By the way, bowsprite has her own commercial activities operating South Street Seaport’s 14 Fulton Street pop-up shop.