Candy Chang is an artist who is passionate about the way we shape our places and our places shape us. Combining public art, civic engagement, and introspection, she explores the power of our public spaces to help us make sense of our communities and ourselves. She has created public art projects in New Orleans, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, and New York City, and her work has been exhibited in the Venice Biennale, the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Centre for the Living Arts, and the Southbank Centre. She is a TED Senior Fellow, a Tulane Urban Innovation Fellow, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. She was named a “Live Your Best Life” Local Hero by Oprah Magazine, one of the Top 100 Leaders in Public Interest Design, and one of Ad Age’s 50 most influential creative thinkers and doers.