Ms. Candace Goodrich (US/DE) – artist/curator
Painter, multimedia artist, and curator.
In 2001, Candace completed her undergraduate studies in painting (B.F.A.) at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2007, she earned her Masters degree (M.F.A.), also as a painter, at the New York Academy of Art. After her studies, Candace worked as a Senior painting assistant forJapanese artist Takashi Murakami (Kaikai Kiki, New York), working both in the New York City and Tokyo studios. Leaving Brooklyn in 2010 for Berlin, she familiarized herself with the European market while holding the position of Advertising Director (Continental Europe zone) for MODERN PAINTERS (LOUISE BLOUIN MEDIA – European territory). Candace relocated to Leipzig in 2011, where she currently lives and works.
In 2012, Candace founded and directed the one year international residency program One-sided Story housed in Halle 14 in the Spinnerei, in partnership with the HDLU. She is currently the Art Director of the newest cultural space in Leipzig, the Kunstkraftwerk. At the KKW she has developed an international exhibition program, residency exchange (ICSC-Intercity/Switchcity in collaboration with Pogon), and an education program involving local and regional schools, and the region's youth prison.
Art Direction 2015 thus far....
- Obstructions / 5-9
January 8th - February 1st, 2015
Artists – Gustav Hellberg and Ulf Lundin
- PERFORMANCE VOYAGE 4 - A Series of International Video Performances
February 5th, 2015 – One night only
Artists - Anastasia Ax & Marja-Leena Sillanpä: SCREAM TO SCREAM (Sweden), Alex Bodea: nine line poems of alex bodea (Romania/Germany), Elina Brotherus: Francesca Woodman's Aunts (Finland), Cristian Chironi: Sticker (excerpt) (Italy), Chun Hua Catherine Dong: When I Was Born (China/Canada), Allison Halter: Salt Lick (USA/Germany), Constantin Hartenstein: FIT (Germany), Marja Helander: Trambo (Finland), Marianne Myungah Kim: Remember everything (Korea/USA), Verica Kovacevska: The Artist (Macedonia/Switzerland), Julia Kurek: Message (Poland), Marika Orenius: Talking about... (Finland), Benas Šarka: Wall Soul (Lithuania), Minna Suoniemi: Lullaby (Finland)
Producer - MUU Gallery - Artists' Association MUU
- “Whence do you know the happiness of fish”
February 12th - 26th, 2015
Artist - Ting Tong Chang
- I Dreamt of You so Much That…(J’ai tant reve de toi que…) / Before the end
March 12th - April 5th, 2015
Artists – Stefan Constantinescu and Daniel Djamo
Guest Curator of Stefan Constantinescu – Olga Stefan
Romania and Sweden
- Same places, Different phases – Energy, Matter, and Time
Apri 10th - 26th, 2015
Artist - Youki Hirakawa
Social Cannibalism, political redefinition and architecture
April 30th - June 4th, 2015
Artists -Jordi Colomer, Matias Machado, Pedro Paiva und Joao Maria Gusmao, Edouard Baribeaud, Pedro Valdez Cardoso, AfrikPlay (Jord den Hollander, Lotte Stoops, Catarina Alves Costa, Ingrid Martens), E-Studio Luanda, Architects duo Muresanu, Matias Machado, Vladimir US, Andrej Mircev, Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss with Philip Plowright, Failed Architecture, Patrick Jambon, Arno Brandlhuber + Christopher Roth, Caroline Hobkinson, Vanessa Ramos Velasquez
Guest curators – Ausstellung- Marta Jecu, Filmprogram – Patricia Moroccan
- do it! for Kids
Hans Ulrich Obrist
May 22th - July 31st, 2015