Danny Goldfield



Danny is on a quest to meet and portray people from every age, state, and place. His artwork has been exhibited worldwide and profiled in a LIFE magazine cover story, The New York Times, the CBS Evening News, BBC Worldwide, NHK Japan, The People’s Daily in China, CNN International and other publications. While a Research Fellow at the MIT Open Documentary Lab for 5 years, Danny experimented with web AR, app AR, photogrammetry, and other emerging storytelling technologies. He continues multimedia work at MIT in the Mechanical Engineering department with the Product Engineering Processes and Toy Product Design courses. Previously, Danny spent  a decade working as a Production Designer and Art Director on award winning commercial films and television productions. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree as a Directing Fellow from the American Film Institute Conservatory and a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis. After college, Danny worked and traveled once around the world in precisely 365 days. In the first quarter of 2023, he and a team of five will launch their experimental Web3 project named Numbers. Danny is currently based in Cambridge MA USA

photo by Jonas Nielsen/Galleri Fedt

Portrait Projects

1 Earth City: portraits of one child from every country on earth. Each child lives in New York City. 170 of 193 countries are complete.

To Live 10,000 Years: portraits of 2 people in each of the 50 United States. All 100 people need to be at least 100 years old. 2,736 of 10,000 years are complete.

1 to Infinity: portraits of a person every age from a 1 year old to as old as possible. The highest age reached will most likely be 115 to 120 years old, but infinity is the goal. 35 of infinity are complete.

Every 2 Siblings (unpublished): portraits of same 2 siblings taken every fall for as many years as possible. 10 years are complete.

Danny Goldfield