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 this description you agree to the terms and conditions.

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.

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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, connected hours. READ FIRST CHAPTER.

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 completely invisible.

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

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.


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