Current / Upcoming / Ongoing:
Ray LaMontagne, Ouroboros US Tour (Set and Visuals)
M83, Junk Tour and Coachella Main Stage (Visuals)
Sufjan Stevens, 2016 Festival Tour (Video Design)
Beth Orton, Kidsticks (Music Videos and Concert Visuals)
ETHEL‘s Documerica (Video Design)
Planetarium, Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner & Nico Muhly (Video and Stage Design)

CandyStations, aka Deborah Johnson, is a Brooklyn based, multidisciplinary artist specializing in show design and performance visuals. She has worked with bands, musicians and companies including Sufjan Stevens, Ray LaMontagne, St. Vincent, Lucius, Tumblr, Com Truise, M. Ward, Calexico, Lambchop, ETHEL and Wilco, performing in such venues as MASS MoCA, The Museum of Modern Art, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Fillmore, The Ryman, and Wiener Konzerthaus.

She has also created site-specific visuals for events at SXSW, The Museum of Modern Art, 92Y Tribeca, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Chicago’s Millennium Park and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her videos and animations have been exhibited worldwide and screened at numerous film festivals.

CandyStations embraces the collaborative nature of production, accessing a diverse network of lighting designers, programmers and fabricators, who contribute their unique skills in the service of creating incomparable, transcendent shows.

Please contact for project inquiries. Thanks for coming out!

Concert and Performance:

Lucius, Wildewoman (Show Design)
WhitehorseLeave No Bridge Unburned (Set Design)
eighth blackbirdHand Eye, 2015-2016 (Show Design)
TUMBLR IRL at SXSW (Live Visuals and Installation Design), March 2015
Connect Sessions with Com Truise for SPIN Magazine / Microsoft at Verboten (Live Visuals), December 2014
Lucius, Wildewoman Finale Show at Terminal 5, December 2014
Ray LaMontagne, SUPERNOVA, Summer and Fall Tour (Visuals and Set Design), 2014
M. Ward, Wasteland Companion (Visuals and Set Design), 2012
St. Vincent, Strange Mercy (Lighting Design), 2011-2012
Braden King’s HERE [ THE STORY SLEEPS ] (Show and Projection Design), 2010-2011
Sufjan Stevens, Age Of Adz (Visual Design), 2010-2011
Sufjan Stevens, The Avalanche, 2007
Sufjan Stevens, The BQE, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2007
Lambchop, Damaged, 2006
Calexico, garden ruin, 2006
Calexico with Iron & Wine, In the Reins, 2005
Wilco a ghost is born, 2003-2005
Millennium Park Opening Night, performances by Fareed Haque, The Fulcrum Point, Eighth Blackbird and The Aluminum Group, The Harris Rooftop Theater, Chicago, IL, 2004

Music Videos:
Com Truise, Connect Sessions
Sufjan Stevens’ Friendship Sleigh Ride Video Series
Sufjan Stevens, “Too Much”
Singer, “Please, Tell the Justices We’re Fine”
Sufjan Stevens, “The Palm Sunday Tornado Hits Crystal Lake”
Sufjan Stevens, “The Undivided Self”
Sufjan Stevens, “The Vivian Girls Are Visited In The Night By Saint Dargarius And His Squadron of Benevolent Butterflies”
The Aluminum Group, “Mister Butterfly”

Video Installation:
TUMBLR IRL at SXSW (Live Visuals and Installation Design), March 2015
Hands Tide, Regina Rex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
Sufjan Stevens’ The BQE: DVD Release Event, 92Y Tribeca, NY, 2010
Diamonds, Teeth & Yarn, curated by Shara Worden, 92Y Tribeca, NY, 2010
Next Stage, curated by Laurie Anderson, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2009
BAM Takeover 2008, curated by Sufjan Stevens, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2008