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Artist who Lived in Antarctica to Talk about Work in Nontraditional Environments

Erika Blumenfeld, an internationally exhibiting artist and Guggenheim Fellow, will discuss "Defining Trajectories: From Recording Light to Documenting Antarctica" as part of the Auerbach Lecture Series of the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. This event is free and open to the public. In January of 2009, Blumenfeld went to Antarctica for a month as the artist-in-residence of ITASC (Interpolar Transnational Art Science Constellation) and SANAP (South African National Antarctic Program).

Read more about Blumenfeld here.

Artist Daniel Bozhkov Explores Ways of Bringing the Real World into his Art

Daniel Bozhkov, a Bulgarian-born artist based in New York City, will discuss the artist's role as a producer of new strains of meaning into seemingly closed systems as part of the Auerbach Lecture Series of the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. This event is free and open to the public. Bozhkov, who is a recipient of a 2007 Chuck Close Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, 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.

Read more about Bozhkov here.