Danny Garfield is a Philadelphia based artist and video editor. His
work explores emergent pyschologies and ecologies from the networked
and exploited globe. His most recent film on surveillence and smart
cities, Living My Best Life in Hudson Yards(2019), is currently in
it's 2020 festival run. Danny has worked as an editor/assitant
editor with clients such as PBS, Facebook, Microsoft, and the United
Nations among others.
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LIVING MY BEST LIFE IN HUDSON YARDS
The story of a fool in a smart city. True events of the artist
visiting New York’s newest, most expensive, smartest
neighborhood – an excersise in self-surveillance, a glimpse into
our glorious future where no scrap of data is wasted. By reading
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HEAVEN HELP ME DO MY THING
Latest album released under the moniker Lucky Frog. "the record
often feels like standing up too fast" - Review by Robert Gaudio
DAWN CHORUS ANTENNA
A listening device: handmade ultra-low frequency radio antenna
tuned to the atmospheric phenomena known as the dawn chorus, an
electromagnetic chirping generated from harmonious radiation
striking the earth’s magnetosphere.
RETURN TO THE POOL
A hyper-linked novella written as part of the Famous Chimps
residency. A story about formative years spent online and the
demonic boredom that results from too many comfortable,
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VERY GOOD PAINT
Made as part of the Looking China 2016 residency. The Wushipu
oil painting village in Xiamen, China is a factory where men
tirelessly copy the Dutch Masters to be hung and ignored in
waiting rooms across the world. The film follows the painters
whose work is only finished when their hand has been rendered
APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN - CLOUD TANK
Space textures created in practical VFX studio employing large
tanks of water, injected dyes, and miniature models.
FRONTLINE presents a
post-election special on the lives, fears and hopes of Americans
in the chaotic months leading up to the historic presidential
contest. This documentary was filmed around the U.S. for much of
the year, following Americans as they dealt with COVID-19 in
their communities this spring, responded to George Floyd’s
killing this summer, and then experienced the polarizing
election and its aftermath this fall.
Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip
Meet the columnist who pioneered the fast-paced, politically
charged journalism that dominates today. A PBS American Masters
documentary chronicling the life of 1930’s columnist and
radio-personality Walter Winchell.
Sacred Cow probes the fundamental moral, environmental and
nutritional quandaries we face in raising and eating animals. In
this project, we focus our lens on the largest and perhaps most
maligned of farmed animals, the cow.
GREAT GREEN WALL
Singer Inna Modja travels across the edge of the Sahel region of
Africa, where the plan is to build a green wall of trees and
vegetation to fight climate change and drought.