Friday Video: The Artifact Artist

Urban archeologist Scott Jordan unearths 300 years of New York City’s garbage to create 21st century art work.

Uprooted from the forests of Connecticut to move to New York City, 9 yr. old Scott Jordan declares “I won’t be a city kid!” 45 yrs. later Scott is an urban archeologist. An Indiana Jones in Gotham. Hand digging out centuries old privies, cisterns and landfills across the five boroughs Scott is uncovering artifacts and preserving New York City history by creating artifact art with the treasures he discovers.

The Artifact Artist is an official selection of AFI Docs, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Indy Shorts, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival and Arizona International’s Film Festival.

Produced & Directed by Russ Kendall
Produced by Kaleidoscope Pictures

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