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Candy Chang

Designer + urban planner

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Candy Chang

Professional Role

Current Titles:

Artist

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Projects

Before I Die
1/1/2011 – present
A global art project that invites people to restore perspective and share their personal aspirations in public space
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I Wish This Was
1/1/2010 – present
An interactive public art project that invites people to voice what they want in vacant storefronts.
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Neighborland
1/1/2011 – present
A tool to help people self-organize and shape the development of their communities.
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Looking for Love Again
1/1/2011 – 12/31/2011
An interactive public art project that invites residents to share their memories of and hopes for an abandoned high-rise in Fairbanks, Alaska.
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Career Path
1/1/2011 – 12/31/2011
An interactive public art project that invites people to reflect on their larger life choices in Turku, Finland.
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Biography

Candy Chang is an artist who is passionate about the ways our public spaces can help us make sense of our communities and ourselves. Recent projects include Before I Die, a global art project that invites people to reflect and share their personal aspirations in public space. She is a TED Senior Fellow, an Urban Innovation Fellow, and was named a “Live Your Best Life” Local Hero by Oprah Magazine. See more at candychang.com.


Fun facts

Favorite meal:
Dim sum in a massive room of rowdy eaters.


Vital Stats

Fellows Class
TEDGlobal 2009
2011 TED Senior Fellow
Languages
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Living in
New Orleans, United States
Working in
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Born in
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Gender
Female

Contact

Twitter
@candychang
Websites
candychang.com
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