The Argus Project


New York Premiere

USA | 0 MINUTES | English |


A 2016 TFI New Media Fund grantee, The Argus Project is a transmedia work that directly intersects the public debate over police accountability. At the center stands a suit of tactical counter-surveillance armor embedded with body cameras that offers a simple question: If the police wear body armor to protect themselves while in public, what must ‘The Public’ wear to protect themselves from the police? Video projections surround the suit featuring former officers, activists, and family members directly impacted by police violence. In turn, creating a space for a real conversation on police violence—one that our country desperately needs. This project is urgent and powerful and created by an incredible group of artists and activists.

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Directed by Gan Golan

Gan Golan (Los Angeles, 1973) is an artist, activist and NY Times bestselling author. His work combines grassroots community organizing with media-genic public spectacles that help shift popular narratives and mobilize communities to action. As an artist he has worked with Erykah Badu, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others.

Gan Golan
Video Producer/ Editor
Ligaiya Romero
Executive Producer
Raquel de Anda
Fashion/Costume Lead
Pierre Mendy
Associate Producer
Julien Terrell
AST Studios
Tech Lead
Ayodamola Okunseinde


Project Contact
Raquel de Anda
The Argus Project
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Phone: 415 425 8674
Press Contact
Angel Cheng
Tribeca Film Festival
New York, NY 11215
Phone: 347 909 4714