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Candice Lin

Meaningless Squiggles

May 11 – June 16, 2019
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Flag of Traded Colors, 2019. Hand-dyed wool felt with indigo, cochineal, anatto and turmeric, wool felt army blanket, cotton edging. 40 x 67 inches (101.5 x 170 cm).

Mathematics of a Day, 2019. Amate paper and cloth on blotting paper with ink, casein paint, and colored pencil. 14.5 x 12 x 1.5 inches (37 x 30.5 x 4 cm).

Datura metel, 2018. Parasitic wasp and oak gall ink on blotting paper with plant remnants. 13 x 10.5 inches (33 x 26.5 cm).

Papaver Somniferum (Tapestry), 2019. Jacquard woven tapestry. 36 x 50 inches (91.5 x 127 cm).

Circles of Will, 2019. Amate paper, dried beans, dried lentils, colored pencil, plastic, leather, tobacco, cochineal, opium addiction treatment herbs, ink, casein paint. 19 x 26.25 x 1.5 inches (48.5 x 66.5 x 4 cm).

La Charada China (Tobacco Version), 2019. Cement with casein paint, welded steel table frame, tobacco, ceramics, distillation system (distilling a tincture of tobacco, sugar, tea, poppy and piss), poppy pod putty, sugarcane, white sugar, cacao, sage, ackee, oak gall, Anadenanthera, dong quai, California clay, Dominican Republic clay, metal parts, bucket, pumps, tubing, dried indigo, glass slides, bottles, drawings, tile, rubber, wood. Installation dimensions variable.

A Rose Window, 2019. Aquarium with kombucha of fermented bacteria and yeast, rose, hibiscus, poppy, tea, and sugar. 24 x 48 x 8 inches (61 x 122 x 20.5 cm).

Exposed Foundation, 2019. False stones made of mortar, cement, and casein paint, unfired clay, local plants, dirt, speaker and audio hardware, poem by Renee Gladman, moldy copy of James Baldwin: Collected Essays. Installation dimensions variable. Sound 3 min 3 sec.

Fragment From a Hard White Body, 2017-2018. Graphite on paper. 9.5 x 12.75 x 1.5 inches (24 x 32.5 x 4 cm).

Witness (Blue Version), 2019. Custom woven fabric, cotton fabric, ceramic mask, tobacco and papier-mache mask, synthetic hair. 77 x 24 x 16 inches (195.5 x 61 x 40.5 cm).

Witness (Yellow Version), 2019. Custom woven fabric, cotton fabrics, ceramic mask, synthetic hair. 68 x 28 x 16 inches (172.5 x 71 x 40.5 cm).

Scold's Bridle (Animal), 2019. Glazed ceramic. 10.5 x 6.5 x 3.5 inches (26.5 x 16.5 x 9 cm). 

Scold's Bridle (Muzzle), 2019. Glazed ceramic. 10.5 x 7.5 x 5 inches (26.5 x 19 x 12.5 cm). 

A Robot Spoke What My Father Wrote, 2019. Cut sheetrock, wood, razor-wire, welded gate, glazed ceramics, paper, photographs, synthetic hair, dried bacterial colony, dried tobacco, dried bat, sisal whip, chain, bone black pigment, black mold, rusty nails, aluminum spoon, cactus tincture. 96 x 360 x 60 inches (244 x 914.5 x 152.5 cm).