CANDYSTATIONS : VISUAL PERFORMANCE DESIGN
VISUAL PERFORMANCE DESIGN BY DEBORAH JOHNSON

ABOUT

Deborah Johnson aka CandyStations

 

Hello! Thanks for coming out.

My name is Deborah Johnson, aka CandyStations. I am an interdisciplinary artist specializing in stage design and performance visuals. I have worked with musicians including Sufjan Stevens, MØ, Ray LaMontagne, M83, St. Vincent, Beth Orton, Bang On A Can, M. Ward, Lambchop and Wilco, with performances at Coachella, Disney Concert Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Museum of Modern Art, MASS MoCA, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Fillmore, The Ryman, and Wiener Konzerthaus. I have created site-specific installations for events at SXSW, 92Y Tribeca, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Chicago’s Millennium Park and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

 

 
 
 

UPCOMING / ONGOING: 
My Brightest Diamond, A Million Pearls (Visuals)
MØ, When I Was Young (Scenic and Video Design)
Bang On A Can, Road Trip (Scenic and Projection Design)
Planetarium, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister (Live Visuals)

2018

My Brightest Diamond, A Million Pearls (Visuals)
MØ, When I Was Young (Scenic and Video Design)

2017

Bang On A Can, Road Trip (Scenic and Projection Design)
Planetarium, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister (Live Visuals)
San Fermin, Belong (Set Design)
Beth Ditto, Fake Sugar club tour and ECHOS (Set Design)

2016

RedBull Music, Charlotte Day Wilson and River Tiber (Live Visuals)
Ray LaMontagne, Ouroboros (Stage and Video Design)
Beth Orton, Kidsticks (Visuals)
M83, Coachella Main Stage, 2016 (Live Visuals)
M83, Junk (Visuals)
Sufjan Stevens, Summer Festival (Visuals)
eighthblackbird, HandEye (Live Visuals and Set Design)

2015

Interstellar Rodeo Festival (Backdrop, Banner and Sculpture Design)
Sufjan Stevens, Carrie and Lowell (Select Visuals)
Whitehorse, Leave No Bridge Unburned (Set Design)
TUMBLR IRL @ SXSW (Scenic Design and Live Visual)

2014

Com Truise, SPIN + Microsoft Connect Sessions at Verboten (Live Visuals)
Lucius, Wildewoman at Terminal 5 (Show Design)
Ray LaMontagne, Supernova (Set Design and Visuals)

2013

ETHEL, Documerica (Projection Design)
Planetarium, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister (Stage and Projection Design)

2012

M. Ward, A Wasteland Companion (Set and Projection Design)
St. Vincent, Strange Mercy (Lighting Design)

2010-2011

Sufjan Stevens, The Age of Adz (Live Visuals)

2009

HERE [ THE STORY SLEEPS ], Braden King and Pomegranate Arts (Projection Design)

2007

Sufjan Stevens, The BQE (Projection Design and Live Visuals)

2006

Lambchop, Damaged (Stage Design and Live Visuals)
Calexico with Iron & Wine, In the Reigns (Live Visuals)

2005

Wilco, a ghost is born (Live Visuals)