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Selected Exhibits & Installations

2017

  • To Quench the Thirst: The Croton Aqueduct at 175, Museum of the City of New York (expected Fall 2017)
  • Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront, Brooklyn Historical Society, New York
  • Dead Horse Bay: The Glass Graveyard of Brooklyn, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, New York
  • Permanence: Part One, location undisclosed, Brooklyn, New York
  • Sinking Cities, Purchase College Center for Community and Culture (PC4), Yonkers, New York

2016

  • Industrial Twilight, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Arts & Design, Atlantic Avenue Station Lightboxes, Brooklyn, New York (solo show)
  • Chance Ecologies: Queens, Queens Museum, New York
  • Chance Ecologies: Newtown Creek, Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix, Queens Museum, New York
  • A Frame Apart, Queens International 2016, Queens Museum, New York
  • Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County, Lenape Gallery, Conference House Park, Staten Island, New York

2015

  • Chance Ecologies: The Wild Landscape of Hunter’s Point South, Radiator Gallery, Queens, New York
  • High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River, Poe Park Center, Bronx, New York
  • Leftovers, Arcilesi | Homberg Gallery, Manhattan, New York
  • Taking the Anthropocenic Route, Reservoir Art Space, Queens, New York

2014

  • Fluid, Newhouse Center For Contemporary Art, Staten Island, New York
  • Combined Overflow, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York
  • Brooklyn Boat Builders, BLDG 92, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Brooklyn Atlantis, City of Water Day, Brooklyn, New York

2013

  • Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy, Museum of the City of New York
  • Documenting Sandy, Brooklyn Historical Society, New York
  • Gowanus Voyage, Proteus Gowanus & City of Water Day, Brooklyn, New York
  • Remote Voyages, 111 Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, New York
  • Maritime Art & Installations, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York
  • Silent Beaches, Untold Stories: New York City’s Forgotten Waterfront, St. John’s University, Queens, New York

2012

  • The Newtown Creek Armada, North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition, Brooklyn, New York
  • The Newtown Creek Armada: Portholes, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York
  • Brooklyn’s Waterfront: Past, Present, Future, Kingsborough Campus, City University of New York
  • Freshkills Photographs, Freshkills Park Visitor Center, Staten Island, New York
  • Urban Omnibus Block Party, St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, Manhattan, New York

2011

  • The Forgotten City, Bring To Light, Brooklyn, New York
  • Gowanderlust, Cinebeasts, Brooklyn, New York
  • Brooklyn’s Bridges: Engineering as Art and Inspiration, Brooklyn Public Library, New York
  • The Doomsday Symposium, 92Y Tribeca, Manhattan, New York
  • Curate NYC, Rush Arts Gallery, Manhattan, New York

2010

  • The Gentrification of Brooklyn, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn, New York
  • The No Place, Rotunda Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • Structured, Spattered Columns Gallery, Manhattan, New York
  • Invent/Onsite, Rotunda Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • Common Ground, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, New York
  • Capture Brooklyn, The Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, New York

2009

  • Abandoned Brooklyn, UnionDocs Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (solo show)

2008

  • Twilight on the Waterfront: Brooklyn’s Vanishing Industrial Heritage, Brooklyn Public Library, New York (solo show)
  • Click!, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Lectures, Panels and Talks

  • Inspired by the Water’s Edge, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn NY (2017)
  • Chance Ecologies: Artists and Post-Industrial Urban Wilderness, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2017)
  • The Environmental Protection Agency in New York City, United Nations Association, Queens Museum, Queens, NY (2017)
  • Reclaiming Our Estuary: The Newtown Creek Experience, LaGuardia Community College, Queens, New York (2017)
  • Shooting the Brooklyn Waterfront, Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center, City Tech CUNY, New York (2017)
  • Over, Under, and By The Water, Swale, Brooklyn, New York (2016)
  • Digging into Chance Ecologies, Queens Museum, New York (2016)
  • Reading New York Urbanisms Review Panel, Columbia University, New York (2016)
  • Curators Open House, Studio In The Park, Queens, New York (2016)
  • Artists Lecture, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York (2016)
  • Curator Talk, Radiator Gallery, Queens, New York (2016)
  • Urban Studies Critique Panel, Columbia University, New York (2015)
  • Inwood’s Waterfront, Columbia University, New York (2015)
  • Chance Ecologies – Public Discussion, Radiator Gallery, Queens, New York (2015)
  • Brooklyn Waterfront Past & Present, Classic Harbor Lines, New York (2015)
  • Artists Panel, NYC Parks Department, Poe Park Center, Bronx, New York (2015)
  • Exploring Lemon Creek, Jane’s Walk, Municipal Art Society of New York (2015)
  • After The Storm: Documenting Sandy’s Impact, The New School, New York (2015)
  • Critique Panel Juror, UnionDocs Summer Documentary Intensive program, Brooklyn, NY (2015)
  • The Gentrification of Brooklyn – 5 Years Later, Brooklyn Historical Society, New York (2015)
  • The Newton Creek Armada and Other Projects, Open Engagement, Queens Museum, New York (2014)
  • Artist Lecture, John Jay College, Manhattan, New York (2014)
  • Collaborative Filmmaking,  Brooklyn Film Festival Exchange, New York (2014)
  • Critique Panel, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2014)
  • Views From The Water: Maritime Explorations of New York City, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2013)
  • Microcinema in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Film Festival Exchange, New York (2013)
  • Artists Panel, St. John’s University, Queens, New York (2013)
  • Guest Lecturer, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn New York (2013)
  • Artist Lecture, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn New York (2013)
  • Critique Panel, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2013)
  • Lost Waterfronts of New York, Observatory at Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York (2012)
  • Vacant Waterfront: Edgemere, Queens, The Boatel, Queens, New York (2012)
  • Documentary Distribution, Brooklyn Film Festival Exchange, New York (2012)
  • Down the Road: Modern New York Street Photography, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2011)
  • Block By Block: New York Street Historians, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York (2011)
  • Gowanus Canal: Toxic Playground, Cabinet Space, Brooklyn, New York (2011)
  • Artist Lecture, De Anza College, Cupertino, California (2011)
  • Staten Island’s Post Industrial Waterfront, NYC Parks Department & The Council on Art and Humanities in Staten Island, New York (2010)
  • Picturing New York City’s Post-Industrial Waterfront, NYC Parks Department & The Metropolitan Exchange, Brooklyn, New York (2010)
  • Pretty, Vacant: Abandoned New York, Open City Dialogue Series, Brooklyn, New York (2009)
  • Making Covered Tracks, San Francisco Independent Film Festival, California (2008)
  • Brooklyn Decay Crew, New York Photobloggers, New York (2007)

Arts Curation and Film Programming

  • Chance Ecologies, Curator (2015-present)
  • Chance Ecologies: Queens, Queens Museum, Exhibit Curator (2016)
  • Chance Ecologies: The Wild Landscape of Hunter’s Point South, Radiator Gallery, Exhibit Curator (2015)
  • Combined Overflow, Proteus Gowanus, Exhibit Curator (2014)
  • Brooklyn Film Festival, Director of Programming (2010-2014)
  • Brooklyn Film Festival, Documentary Programmer (2008-2014)
  • Senza Frontiere – Without Borders Film Festival, Selections Committee (2008-2014)
  • Red Hook Film Festival, Festival Director and Film Programmer (2008-2010)
  • Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series, Associate Film Programmer (2008-2009)

Film Festival Juries and Advisory Boards

  • Brooklyn Film Festival, Advisory Board (2015-present)
  • UnionDocs, Programming Advisory Committee (2010-present)
  • International Documentary Association (IDA) Documentary Awards, Curated Series Jury (2016)
  • Galway Film Fleadh, Short Documentary Jury (2016)
  • Brooklyn Film Festival, Feature Documentary Jury (2015-2016)
  • New Jersey State Council On The Arts, Grant Review Panelist (2013-2016)
  • P.O.V., Pre-Screener (2009-2016)
  • International Documentary Association (IDA) Documentary Awards, Limited Series Jury (2014-2015)
  • Red Hook Film Festival, Festival Advisor (2011-2012)
  • Doomsday Film Festival, Festival Advisor (2009-2012)

Grants, Awards, Residencies and Commissions

  • Studio In The Park, Artists Residency, Queens Museum/New York City Parks Department/ArtBuilt  (2016)
  • Rooftop Films, Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Short Film Grant (2015)
  • Rooftop Films, Rooftop Film/DCTV Equipment and Services Short Film Grant (2015)
  • Partnerships For Parks, Capacity Fund Grant (2015)
  • Hudson River Foundation, Newtown Creek Fund Grant (2012)
  • Brooklyn Arts Council, Community Arts Fund Grant (2012)
  • Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics, FEAST Grant (2012)
  • Macktez, Summer Stipend Development Grant (2012)
  • In Our Backyards (ioby), Greening Western Queens Fund Grant (2012)
  • North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition, nbECO commission (2011)
  • BRIC Contemporary Art Education, Invent/Onsite commission (2010)
  • Black Maria Film Festival, Director’s Choice Award (2008)

Permanent Collections

  • Museum of the City of New York
  • Brooklyn Historical Society
  • Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library

Selected Screenings

2016

  • A Frame Apart, Queens International 2016, Queens Museum, New York
  • Chance Ecologies in Motion, Queens Museum, New York
  • Paper Forest, Biome Arts, Swale, Brooklyn, New York

2015

  • The Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, New York
  • Saint Florian Gowanus Pageant, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, New York

2014

  • Open Engagement, Queens Museum, New York

2013

  • Greenpoint Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York
  • Scene: Brooklyn Screening Series, UnionDocs, New York
  • Maritime Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York
  • Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, California
  • Waterwheel, World Water Day Symposium
  • Cinebeasts Subway Series, New York

2012

  • Observatory, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York

2011

  • Bring To Light, New York

2010

  • San Francisco Independent Film Festival, California
  • Rooftop Film Festival, New York

2009

  • UnionDocs, New York
  • Red Hook Film Festival, New York
  • San Francisco Public Library, California
  • Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, California
  • Rooftop TV – Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York

2008

  • Slamdance Film Festival, Utah
  • Boston Underground Film Festival, Massachusetts
  • San Francisco Independent Film Festival, California
  • Rooftop Film Festival, New York
  • Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal
  • Black Maria Film Festival, New Jersey
  • Crossroads Film Festival, Mississippi
  • Lake County Film Festival, Illinois
  • Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, California
  • New York Public Library, New York

2007

  • Rooftop Film Festival, New York
  • Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series, New York
  • Red Hook International Film Festival, New York
  • Five Town Massive Film Festival, Vermont
  • Last Supper Film Festival, New York
  • Millenium Film Workshop, New York
  • East Coast Aliens, New York

2006

  • San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, California
  • Artists Television Access, San Francisco, California
  • Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, California
  • San Francisco Public Library, California
  • Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series, New York
  • Bluestocking Collective, New York

Interviews, Reviews and News

2017

  • “As the Waterfront Spruces Up, Let’s Not Forget Its Past,” The Bridge,  Stephen Koepp, July 1, 2017
  • “Brooklyn Historical Society debuts its new Dumbo outpost at Empire Stores,” Curbed NY, Amy Plitt, May 19, 2017
  • “Brooklyn Historical Society Opens Second Location in Empire Stores in DUMBO, Brooklyn,” Untapped Cities, Susan Xu, May 19, 2017
  • “Remnants of NYC Landfill Explored in ‘Dead Horse Bay: The Glass Graveyard of Brooklyn’ Exhibit,” Untapped Cities, Shervin Abdolhamidi, March 17, 2017
  • “Let It Decay: Cultural Precarity in the Anthropocene Christopher,” Miami Rail, Christopher Kennedy, Spring 2017

2016

  • “Nathan Kensinger, Photojournalist,” Culture Connect TV, Audrey Daniel, December 23, 2016
  • “Empathy For Place,” Mediapolis: a Journal of Cities and Culture, Edrex Fontanilla and Sarah Nelson Wright, September 5, 2016
  • “A New Postindustrial Nature: Remembering the Wild Waterfront of Hunters Point,” Streetnotes, Volume 25: Between Spectacle and Resistance, Daniel Campo, 2016
  • “Queens’s ‘unmanaged’ waterfront wildlife chronicled at Queens Museum,” Curbed NY, Tanay Warerkar, Oct 10, 2016
  • “Brooklyn waterfronts spotlighted in MTA underground exhibit,” Brooklyn Reporter, Anna Spivak, October 4, 2016
  • “Exploring New York City’s Silent Shores,” Hyperallergic, Allison Meier, September 29, 2016
  • “Empathy For Place,” Mediapolis, Edrex Fontanilla and Sarah Nelson Wright, September 5, 2016
  • “Brooklyn’s changing waterfront documented in a new MTA exhibit,” Curbed NY, Amy Plitt, September 2, 2016
  • “Photos of Changing Brooklyn Landscape Inside Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center Subway Station,” Untapped Cities, Michelle Young, September 2, 2016
  • “The New York You Never Knew,” State of the Arts NYC, WBAI Radio, August 5, 2016
  • “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Augmented Reality, Black Lives Matter, Bromoeroticism, and More,” Art F City, Michael Anthony Farley, August 1, 2016
  • “25 stupendous things to do in Queens this week,” Queens Courier, Oriana Leckert, August 1, 2016
  • “Studio in the Park’s ‘Chance Ecologies’ Takes an In-Depth Look at NYC’s Flushing River,” Untapped Cities, Jenna Bagcal, July 20, 2016
  • “Film Screening at Queens Museum Will Show Lost Places of Hunters Point South,” Untapped Cities, Jeff Reuben, April 8, 2016
  • “5 Must-see Art Openings in NYC,” UpOut, Erik Neilson, January 4, 2016

2015

  • “16 Art Installations in NYC Not to Miss in January 2016,”  Untapped Cities,  Lynn Lieberman, December 28, 2015
  • “Chance Ecologies Art Exhibition Explores the Soon to be Lost Wild Landscapes of Hunter’s Point South,” Untapped Cities, Jeff Reuben, December 23, 2015
  • “Rooftop Films Announces 2015 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grant Recipients,” Indiewire, Tarek Shoukri, December 10, 2015
  • “Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grant Winners for 2015 Announced,” Filmmaker Magazine, Paula Bernstein, December 10, 2015
  • “Atlas 134 – Kensinger / Burckhardt,” Atlas Art News, Jeff Bergman, October 9, 2015
  • “Welcome To The ‘Secret’ Wild Riverside Forest In Queens,” Gothamist, Nate Dorr, September 4, 2015
  • “The Abandoned, Wild Landscape of Hunters Point Waterfront in Long Island City,” Untapped Cities, Eric Lau and Michelle Young, August 25, 2015
  • “New York’s shadowy secret: No-man’s land dubbed The Hole,” Daily Mail,  Christopher Brennan, August 15, 2015
  • “New York’s darkest secret: The Hole is a Mafia graveyard that few people venture into,” The Independent, Alexander Nazaryan,  August 14, 2015
  • “The ‘Hole’ is 12 Feet Below Street Level and About A Century Behind the Rest of New York,” Newsweek, Alexander Nazaryan, July 16, 2015
  • “NYC’s Oldest Surviving Bridge Reopens After Four Decades of Decay,” Hyperallergic, Allison Meier, July 1, 2015
  • “Public Art at Hunters Point: A Planning Visit,” Art In Odd Places, Matthew Morowitz,  May 20, 2015
  • “Jane’s Walks NYC: 10 ways to explore Staten Island,” Staten Island Advance,  Kathryn Carse, April 30, 2015
  • “Studio space race: Artists look back on five years of gentrification,” Brooklyn Daily, Danielle Furfaro, March 13, 2015

2014

  • “Fluid on Staten Island,” Staten Island Advance,  Michael J. Fressola, October 17, 2014
  • “Photographer documents uneven Sandy recovery in hardest-hit neighborhoods,” PBS Newshour, November 2, 2014
  • “7 Local and Not-So-Local Ones to Catch at the Brooklyn Film Festival,” Bedford + Bowery, Kirsten O’Regan, May 28, 2014
  • “Brooklyn Film Festival Kicks Off In Williamsburg Friday,” DNAinfo, Megan Cerullo, May 28, 2014
  • “Open Engagement Saturday: Focus on Newtown Creek Armada,” Art F City, Paddy Johnson, May 21, 2014
  • “Combined Overflow: Artists Take on NYC’s Two Big Superfund Sites,” Untapped Cities, Alexander McQuilkin, May 21, 2014
  • “Sonstein Sunday,” Q104.3 FM, Shelli Sonstein, May 18, 2014
  • “Combined Overflow — On View until May 24th,” Urban Omnibus, May 13, 2014

2013

  • “Remembering the ‘Forgotten City,’ Greenpoint Terminal Market,” New York Magazine: Bedford + Bowery, Elizabeth Flock, December 31, 2013
  • “The Billion-Dollar Megaprojects That Will Transform NYC By 2030,” Gizmodo, Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, December 19, 2013
  • “Remote Voyages Exhibit Shows the Outcome of a Participatory Art Project Exploring Newtown Creek in Brooklyn,” Untapped Cities, Laura Itzkowitz, November 18, 2013
  • “Spotlight: Superfund Research Fleet,” Imagine Science Films, Nate Dorr, November 15, 2013
  • “Famed Sewer Explorer and Other Aquatic Artists Confront City’s Waterfront,” DNA Info, Meredith Hoffman, November 5, 2013
  • “Rising Waters: Photographers Share Their Stories (and Photos) at The Museum of the City of NY,” Untapped Cities, Ben Helmer, October 29, 2013
  • “New York stories: Just add water,” Times Ledger, Kevin Zimmerman, September 14, 2013
  • “St. John’s University exhibit sheds light on forgotten waterfront,” NY Daily News, Clare Trapasso, September 6, 2013
  • “Stunning Photos Throughout Time Trace NYC’s Relationship With Its Waterways,” Gothamist, Jen Carlson, September 4, 2013
  • “The murky depths below: Remote boats scan Gowanus,” Brooklyn Paper, Natalie Musumeci, July 23, 2013
  • “Pilot Remote-Controlled Boats In The Gowanus,” Gothamist, Christopher Robbins, July 12, 2013
  • “Brooklyn Film Festival runs a bigger scene today with submissions from 119 countries,” NY Daily News, Elizabeth Weitzman, May 30, 2013
  • “Bully Pulpits, Brooklyn’s Best,” The Wall Street Journal, Steve Dollar, May 29, 2013
  • “What’s your favorite NYC secret?” Time Out New York, Nadia Chaudhury, April 9, 2013
  • “Hulking tanks in Staten Island’s Rossville section must go,” Staten Island Advance, Mark Stein, February 13, 2013

2012

  • “Arts & Sciences + Agreeing To Disagree,” AudioFiles, Eli Chen, November 28, 2012
  • “Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Independent Television, Abbey Adkinson, October 24, 2012
  • “New York’s Floating Art Hotel, the Boatel, Will Close at the End of October,” Art Info, Allison Meier, October 17, 2012
  • “On The Beat: Newtown Creek,” Municipal Art Society, Kate Lenahan, October 8, 2012
  • “Poverty and the Ballot and Participatory Budgets,” CUNY TV, Brian Lehrer, September 19, 2012
  • “Floating Down Newtown Creek, Boats Made From its Trash,” The Wall Street Journal, Joshua Dawsey, September 18, 2012
  • “Goings On About Town: Above And Beyond,” The New Yorker, September 17, 2012
  • “Sail Away: Up A Creek,” NY Post, Chris Erikson, September 14, 2012
  • “Battleship Brooklyn: Mini Armada Attacks Superfund Site With Cameras,” Good Magazine, Julie Ma, September 14, 2012
  • “Virtually Immersed in Toxic Waters,” Urban Omnibus, September 14, 2012
  • “Remote controlled boats make use of polluted water,” ABC News, Lauren Glassberg, September 13, 2012
  • “Under the Muck,” Brooklyn Paper, Natalie O’Neill, September 10, 2012
  • “Pollution as Art: Radio-Controlled Armada Floats Where Canoes Dare Not Go,” Wired, Nathan Hurst, September 8, 2012
  • “Model Boats Set to Launch From Polluted Newtown Creek,” WNYC News, Annmarie Fertoli, September 8, 2012
  • “Artists Bring Attention to ‘One of the Nation’s Most Polluted Waterways’ With Art Boat Project,” Art Info, Allison Meier, September 6, 2012
  • “Model boats will explore contaminated New York City waterway,” Boing Boing, Mark Frauenfelder, September 5, 2012
  • “Dive Into Newtown Creek’s Toxic Waters,” Gothamist, Garth Johnston, September 5, 2012
  • “Newtown Creek Remote Control Boats Set to Launch,” DNA Info, Meredith Hoffman, August 31, 2012
  • “Empty LNG tanks, a Staten Island community blemish, attract urban explorers,” Staten Island Advance, Mark Stein, July 12, 2012
  • “Dark Legacy, Points of Light: Photographers and Newtown Creek,” Professional Women Photographers, Catherine Kirkpatrick, July 8, 2012
  • “Brooklyn Film Festival Zooms In on Community,” The Wall Street Journal, Steve Dollar, May 30, 2012
  • “Interview with Nathan Kensinger,” Filmwax Radio, Adam Schartoff, March 7, 2012
  • “Brooklyn Artists to Film Newtown Creek Filth with Remote-Control Boats,” DNA Info, Meredith Hoffman, February 14, 2012
  • “Controversy as Muse–Atlantic Yards-Inspired Art,” Brooklyn Based, Jordan Galloway, January 10, 2012

2011

  • “Block by Block: New York’s Street Historians,” Urban Omnibus, Meg Kelly, December 2, 2011
  • “Newtown Creek Armada art project to set sail on polluted Greenpoint waterway,” New York Daily News, Erin Durkin, November 22, 2011
  • “Modern New York Historians With Street Smarts,” Wall Street Journal, Bruce Bennett, November 19, 2011
  • “A Great Adventure – Without Ever Leaving the Five Boroughs,” Brooklyn Paper, Juliet Linderman, November 15, 2011
  • “Newtown Creek Armada to Sail Miniature Fleet on Polluted Waterway,” L Magazine, Benjamin Sutton, November 11, 2011
  • “Artists will put cameras on boats in the Newtown Creek,” The Brooklyn Paper, Aaron Short, November 11, 2011
  • “Cinebeast’s Gowanderlust,” Urban Omnibus, Meg Kelly, October 19, 2011
  • “New York’s Nuit Blanche Redux: Industrial Buildings Brought to Light,” Huffington Post, Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington, October 5, 2011
  • “15 Best Things to Do This Week,” Time Out New York, October 3, 2011
  • “Bring to Light | Nuit Blanche New York,” Urban Omnibus, September 30, 2011
  • “Nuit Blanche Lights up the Greenpoint Night”, Brooklyn Based, Jordan Galloway, September 30, 2011
  • “San Francisco Native Discovers Pouch Camp,” Staten Island Advance, Mark Stein, May 19, 2011
  • “An Interview with Nathan Kensinger,” Next American City, Sarah Amandolare, January 3, 2011

2010

  • “Movies In A Tunnel; Words and Photos in Harlem,” New York Times, Rachel Lee Harris, December 9, 2010
  • “Village Voice Web Awards: The Finalists for Best Photo Blog Are…,” Village Voice, December 3, 2010
  • “Creek Tragedy Exhibit at North Brooklyn Art Show,” New York Daily News, Elizabeth Lazarowitz, September 21, 2010
  • “Boomtown Gone Bust: Photos of Abandoned Williamsburg,” The L Magazine, Jonny Diamond, September 2, 2010
  • “Shooting Photos along the Shore,” Staten Island Advance, Mark Stein, June 3, 2010
  • “Photography on the Fringes” Brooklyn Paper, Tony Cella, March 22, 2010
  • “The Gentrification of Brooklyn: The Pink Elephant Speaks,” Urban Omnibus, Jesse Mintz-Roth, February 11, 2010
  • “As If Swallowed Up By The Earth,” Art Slant, Nate Sensel, February 3, 2010
  • “Love, Sex and Vegan Cake,” San Francisco Chronicle, Leah Garchik, February 2, 2010

2009

  • “Urban Photographer Nathan Kensinger Knows NYC’s Best Rooftops, Toxic Industrial Canals, and Dive-Bar Bathrooms,” Village Voice, Mackenzie Schmidt, October 29, 2009
  • “Hidden New York,” New York Times: Urban Eye, Melena Ryzik, October 19, 2009
  • “Pretty, Vacant: A Slideshow of Abandoned New York,” Time Out New York, Chris Schonberger, October 15, 2009
  • “Exploring the Uninhabited and Unknown,” New School Free Press, Helen Buyniski, March 30, 2009
  • “A Fresh Look At Forgotten Places,” Staten Island Advance, Tevah Platt, March 19, 2009
  • “Abandoned Brooklyn: Nate Kensinger at Union Docs,” Greenpoint Gazette, Adriane Quinlan, January 30, 2009
  • “Nathan Kensinger, Photographer,” Gothamist, Jen Carlson, January 19, 2009

2008

  • “Filmmakers Nathan and Keary Kensinger Open a Secret Commie Bookstore,” New York Magazine, September 12, 2008
  • “Have Camera, Will Trespass, on Brooklyn’s Waterfront,” New York Times, Sewell Chan, August 1, 2008
  • “The Twilight of Brooklyn’s Disappearing Industrial Waterfront, in Pictures,” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 11, 2008
  • “Vanishing Acts,” The Architects Newspaper, Anne Guiney, July 9, 2008

2007

  • “Nathan Kensinger: Filmmaker,” Fine Books and Collections, Scott Brown, March, 2007

2006

  • “Climb the Stairs,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, Johnny Ray Huston, May 17, 2006
  • “Weekly Picks,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, Cheryl Eddy, October 25, 2006
  • “The Hill Has Eyes,” SF 360, September 1, 2006
  • Untitled, San Francisco Chronicle, Leah Garchik, February 7, 2006

Published Photographs and Articles

2017

  • “On The Waterfront,” Smithsonian Magazine, Haisam Hussein, May 2017
  • “From Phyto to Myco,” Landscape Architecture Magazine, Lauren Mandel, April 2017
  • “Managed retreat as a response to natural hazard risk,” Nature Climate Change, March, 2017
  • “Resilient Edgemere Community Plan,” New York City Department of Housing & Development, March 2017

2016

  • “Building Healthy Communities: South Bronx Guide,” NYC Office of the Mayor, 2016

2015

  • “Frankfurter Positionen 2015,” Festival Fur Neue Werke catalog, January 2015
  • “State ban on liquefied natural gas storage remains in effect for New York City,” Staten Island Advance,  Rachel Shapiro, January 30, 2015

2014

  • “Art and Planning,” Urban Review Magazine, Mia Moffett, Fall 2014
  • “Anti-Fragile: The Uncertain Future of Arverne East,” Urban Omnibus, Jonathan Tarleton and Gabriel Silberblatt, April 14, 2014
  • “QueensWay Proposals Turn Abandoned Rockaway Rail Line Into a Photoshop Utopia,” Animal New York, Marina Galperina, March 26, 2014

2013

  • “Remembering the ‘Forgotten City,’ Greenpoint Terminal Market,” New York Magazine: Bedford + Bowery, Elizabeth Flock, December 31, 2013
  • “Process under way to determine how to demolish Staten Island LNG tanks,” Staten Island Advance, Mark Stein and Tom Wrobleski, February 17, 2013
  • “Hidden Cities,” Penguin Group, Moses Gates, 2013 (Title Page photograph)

2012

  • “Visualized: Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune,” Distro Magazine, June 29, 2012
  • “Another Kind of Party Boat,” New York Magazine, May 20, 2012
  • “A Love Letter to Brooklyn,” Overflow Magazine, Nathan Kensinger, Spring 2012
  • “Greenpoint Locals Debate Use of $19M in Settlement Funds for Neighborhood,” DNA Info, Meredith Hoffman, March 23, 2012
  • “Camera Obscura” Column, Curbed, Nathan Kensinger, May 2012-present

2011

  • “Street Historians Dig and Climb New York’s Stranger Side,” PBS 13 WNET Metrofocus, Nathan Kensinger, November 16, 2011
  • “Haunting Photos Of The Abandoned Governor’s Island In NYC,” Business Insider, Daniel Goodman, November 9, 2011
  • “Staten Island’s Secret Oasis,” New York Times: City Room, May 9, 2011
  • “The Hole: New York’s Ghost Town,” Architizer, Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, April 5, 2011
  • “The Vacant Bungalows of New Dorp,” New York Times: City Room, March 9, 2011
  • “In the Ruins of Playland, Artifacts of Better Days,” New York Times: City Room, January 3, 2011
  • “Miracle Under 42nd Street,” Invention & Technology Magazine, Winter 2011, Volume 25, Number 4

2010

  • “Whole Prudes: Why is High-End Retail So Scarce in Park Slope?” New York Observer, Zeke Turner, December 7, 2010
  • “Along Jamaica Bay, a Landfill’s Visual Legacy,” New York Times: City Room, November 10, 2010
  • “Parting Shot: Sick!,” Animal New York, Bucky Turco, October 27, 2010
  • “Richard Serra Sculpture Rusts in Bronx Yard,” New York Times, Sam Dolnick, September 26, 2010
  • “Abandoned,” Overflow Magazine, Nathan Kensinger, Fall 2010
  • “A Photo Tour of Brooklyn’s Navy Yard,” New York Times: The Local, Nathan Kensinger, July 9 2010
  • “The Architects Rebuilding Domino Sugar in Williamsburg,” Flavor Wire, Kelsey Keith, January 22, 2010
  • “Neighbor Procedure,” Coach House Books, Rachel Zolf, 2010 (Book Cover)

2009

  • “Nathan Kensinger Scoops New York’s Secret Parties,” Flavor Pill, Kelsey Keith, October 19, 2009
  • “Tiny Museum on a Big Mission,” New York Times: The Local, Andy Newman, October 3, 2009
  • “Kensinger’s Abandoned City,” Wink Magazine, August 4, 2009
  • “Down By The Sea,” New York Magazine, June 7, 2009
  • “Squatter Explosion,” New York Post, Sarah Ryley, May 31, 2009

2008

  • “Brooklyn’s Industrial Side,” New York Times: Metro Region, July 31, 2008

2007

  • “A Trump Towers Progress,” The New York Sun, September 13, 2007
  • “Under the Streets of Brooklyn,” The New York Sun, September 12, 2007

Education

2001  BA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

  • All images © Nathan Kensinger 2016