Michael Candy (AU)


CRYPTID / Michael Candy (AU), Credit:

A monumental robotic light sculpture, CRYPTID exists as a vibrant anomaly in contrast to contemporary automata, sharing a presence both radiant and reserved.

Project Credits:

  • Australia Council for the Arts



Michael Candy (AU) uses physical technologies to impart systems on ecology and society.
Candy has been involved in many international and local projects and exhibitions, notably: The Kathmandu Triennale (Kathmandu, Nepal), Pratt Manhattan Gallery (NYC, USA), The Forum of Sensory Motion (Athens, Greece), The Instrument Builders Project + Hackteria Lab (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) and Hawapi (Huepetuhe, Peru).
In 2015 Michael won the WRO Award as part of the 16th Media Art biennale in Poland and later the Prix Cube (Paris, France) with Big Dipper.