Division Avenue (2015, 13 min) is a short documentary film about one of the most prominent yet often ignored landmarks of New York, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The film examines the architecture and fabric of the BQE through poetic imagery and experimental ambient sound recordings, inviting the audience to encounter urban landscape in a unique and curious way.
Co-directed with Janna Kyllästinen and distributed by The Film-Makers’ Cooperative
Presented on Criterion Channel as part of UnionDocs' Living Los Sures project
In this short documentary, a newcomer attempts to unravel the realities of their new home and to grasp the political and social circumstances that shape the neighborhood - more specifically by looking at the place of the former Wolff-Alport Chemical Corporation that in 2014 was declared a superfund site.