Light the Barricades, Los Angeles, California

Through the activation of public spaces around the world, artist Candy Chang creates work that examines the dynamics between public space and the psyche, as well as the value of anonymity in a performative age. More.


Current Work

The limited edition Light the Barricades book is a meditation on our psychological barriers as individuals and as a community. Featuring hundreds of handwritten reflections from visitors and guidance on facing our resentments, judgments, and doubts.

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

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

Light the Barricades
Walls: Defend, Divide, and the Divine
The Mint Museum
Charlotte, North Carolina
February 25 – July 26, 2021

New installation
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn, New York