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Artist Rafaël Rozendaal to Speak on Campus on Sept. 24


Posted 09/14/2018
Submitted by Jesele Paragone
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

Guest artist Rafaël Rozendaal will present a lecture entitled “My Work” as part of the Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series, on Monday, September 24 at 2:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.

Rafaël Rozendaal is a Dutch-Brazilian visual artist who uses the Internet as his canvas. His websites attract 40 million visits per year. He also creates installations, tapestries, lenticulars, haiku, lectures, and a podcast. 

His exhibitions have drawn international acclaim, with showings at Centre Pompidou, Venice Biennial, Valencia Biennial, Casa Franca Brasil Rio, TSCA Gallery Tokyo, Towada Art Center, Seoul Art Square, NIMk Amsterdam, and Stedelijk Museum project space.

He has been a guest lecturer at Yale (New Haven), DLD (Munich), AIT (Tokyo), Ecole des Beaux Arts (Paris), NYU (New York), Here (London), and Vivid (Sydney). 

In addition, his work has been included in Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Flash Art, Dazed & Confused, Interview, Wired, Purple, McSweeney’s, O Globo, Vice, Creators Project, Artreview, and Vogue

The talk is free and open to the public, and is made possible by The Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund of the Hartford Art School Endowment, Inc. Visiting artists are brought to campus twice each semester for one to two days, delivering public lectures and spending time in the studios critiquing student work.