A Ghost Continent
Unnamed location near Death Valley
“Every man contains within himself a ghost continent.” — Loren Eiseley
Candy is creating a new installation called The School of the Future that invites people to contemplate the role school plays in making us who we are. Part of the Futures exhibit at the Centre for the Living Arts in Mobile, Alabama May-Dec 2013.
Candy and writer James A. Reeves are transforming an abandoned gas station in the Mojave Desert into a library dedicated to pilgrimages and personal transformation.
Candy will speak at the Florida City and County Management Association’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on Friday May 24, 2013.
Candy will speak at the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) in New Orleans on Wednesday May 29, 2013.
Candy Chang is an artist who believes our public spaces are as profound as we allow them to be. By combining public art with civic engagement and introspection, she has been recognized for her projects to improve our communities and ourselves. Learn more.
“Before I Die is merely one of the most creative community projects ever.” -The Atlantic
“Through a series of large-scale projects that combine installation art with social activism, Chang has encouraged people to engage with public spaces to let their voices be heard.” -O, the Oprah Magazine