Light the Barricades, Los Angeles, California, 2019
About

Through the activation of public spaces around the world, artist Candy Chang creates rituals that uncover the complexity of our inner lives. Her practice includes participatory installations of anonymous, handwritten reflections, as well as reproductions of these reflections through video and mixed media. She is caretaker of over one million handwritten anxieties, hopes, pains, and moments of grace in the 21st century. More.

 

Current Work

Installation and Exhibition
Light the Barricades
The Mint Museum
Charlotte, North Carolina
February 25 – July 26, 2021

Book
The limited edition Light the Barricades book is a meditation on emotional barriers. Featuring hundreds of handwritten reflections from visitors and guidance on doubt, resentment, and judgment.

Exhibition
A Collective Curiosity: Her Voice in the Arts
Lamont Gallery
Exeter, New Hampshire
January 19 – June 6, 2021

Music
The original soundtrack for Light the Barricades is featured in a three-part anthology of ambient music via Brooklyn label Mysteries of the Deep.

Upcoming Work

New installation
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn, New York
September 2021