Daniel Eisenberg

Moving Image, 2012

Daniel Eisenberg is a documentary and experimental filmmaker with 30 years experience in the field. His work has been written about extensively and shown throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Solo exhibitions include The Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Pompidou, the Hirshhorn Museum, Pacific Film Archive and Museum of the Moving Image, among many others. Eisenberg’s films have also been shown at the Berlin, Sydney, London and Jerusalem Film Festivals. Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm Fellowship and an NEA Media Fellowship. Eisenberg was a visiting artist in the department of Radio, Television and Film at Northwestern University from 2006 to 2008. Eisenberg lives in Chicago and is a professor in the departments of Film, Video, New Media and Animation, and Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a position he has held since 1994.

Awards and Accomplishments


Eisenberg is a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin 


Eisenberg is awarded an Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) 2014 Artist Fellowship