2015-05-18

The New York based Bulgarian artist Daniel Bozhkov gives a lecture on al fresco as well as on his own conceptual art practice. Daniel Bozhkov is at the Institute for an Al fresco workshop 3-10 June. 

Time: Monday, 8 June at 5 pm.
Location: Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Flaggmansvägen 1, lecture room, floor 4.

Daniel Bozhkov is an artist based in New York City. He employs variety of media, from fresco to performance and video, and works with professionals from different fields to activate the public space. He enters the worlds of genetic science, department mega-stores, world-famous tourist-sites, as an amateur intruder/visitor who also functions as a producer of new strains of meaning into seemingly closed systems.

Daniel Bozhkov is a recipient of 2012 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, 2007 Chuck Close Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, and of grants from Andy Warhol Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His work has been presented in international exhibitions such as the 6th Liverpool Biennial, in 2010, 6th Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2007, 9th Istanbul Biennale in Turkey in 2005, the 1st Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art in Russia in 2005. Daniel Bozhkov is an Associate Professor of Art at Hunter College, CUNY. He has taught as a Lecturer at Columbia University, Yale University School of Art, and as a Visiting Artist at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam. He is represented by Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York City.

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Daniel Bozhkov
Training in Assertive Hospitality, 2000 - 2005, fresco partially covered by  merchandise - altered daily, work as a People Greeter at Wal-Mart, restoration evaluation report.