Visual artist Candice Lin and cultural theorist C. Riley Snorton discuss the history of gynecology, Lin’s recent work, and other topics in a conversation occasioned by our recent special issue Sexology and Its Afterlives, edited by Joan Lubin and Jeanne … Continue reading “A Conversation between Candice Lin and C. Riley Snorton”
Candice Lin is an artist whose practice utilizes installation, drawing, video, and living materials and processes, such as mold, mushrooms, bacteria, fermentation, and stains. She has had recent solo exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2021); Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2021); Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (2020), New Zealand; and ICA, NYU Shanghai (2020). Lin has been included in recent group exhibitions including the 2021 Prospect Biennial; the 2021 Gwangju Biennial; the 2019 Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale; the 2018 Taipei Biennale; the 2018 Athens Biennale; and Made in L.A, 2018, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. She is the recipient of several residencies, grants and fellowships, including the American Academy in Berlin Fellowship (2021), the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant (2019), The Artists Project Award (2018), the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award (2017), the Davidoff Art Residency (2018), and the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (2009). She received her BA in Visual Arts and Art Semiotics from Brown University in 2001 and her MFA in New Genres from San Francisco Art Institute in 2004. She is currently an assistant professor of art at UCLA and lives and works in Los Angeles.