David Fishel is a filmmaker/ video-artist based in New York who dabbles as an absurdist poet, animated storyteller, experimental sound artist, and obnoxious performance artist. Mr. Fishel is a graduate of University of Iowa where he focused his studies in Cinema and Comparative Literature and Intermedia Art. Fishel has worked and collaborated with Hans Breder, Phil Niblock, Jill Sigman, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Jason Batemen, John Kolvenbach, and Octavio Campos. He is a frequent collaborator of The Hatch-Billops Collection, Robert Flynt, Carlye Eckert, and Luke Murphy. Fishel is one of the founding members of Chapman Steamer Arts, an artist in residency program, operating out of a 110-year-old firehouse situated in NY’s Hudson Valley. Fishel’s film and installation work has screened at Lincoln Center, ADF, Pentacle’s Kinetic Cinema, Miami Light Project, Judson Church, LaMama ETC, Baryshnikov Arts Center, and numerous festivals internationally. His music videos, promos, and shorts are routinely broadcast globally.