Daniel Bozhkov employs variety of media, from fresco to performance and video, and works with professionals from different fields, using different strategies 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 2007 Chuck Close Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, and of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation, Art Matters, and Artslink. He has shown at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, Ohio; Arthouse at Jones Center in Austin, Texas; Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta, Georgia; Skulpturenpark Berlin Zentrum, Berlin, Germany; Ikon Gallery, Burmingham, UK; OK Centrum fur Gegenwart Kunst, Linz, Austria; Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey. His work has been presented in international exhibitions such as the 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, and the 9th Baltic Triennale in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2005. Daniel Bozhkov is represented by Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York City.
Portland State University’s Art Department offers free public lectures every Monday night of the school year. This is the tenth lecture of the fourth year of the PMMNLS. The PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series is supported in part by PICA, Reed College, Lewis and Clark College, and The NW Film Center.