Eli Morgan Gesner is a Native New Yorker. Born in New York City in 1970, he grew up skateboarding, writing graffiti, and surfing in and around the city.
Eli went on to co-create the brands SHUT Skates, Phat Farm, and Zoo York, acting as the graphic designer and creative director.
Eli now splits his time between New York City and Los Angeles working in Film and Television.
Eli’s latest project, ‘All The Streets Are Silent’ can currently be seen at the Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary will be released theatrically and digitally on July 23rd. Eli narrates the film which uses his vast archive of home video to examine the explosion of Skateboarding and Hip-Hop culture in 1990s New York.