CJ Chandler (b. 1992, Grahamstown/Makhanda) is a South African artist and photographer. Through his practice he aims to investigate the photographic medium while focusing on chance, process, ritual, historical narrative and the everyday.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town. He was a Tierney Fellow for 2017/2018. In the Fall Semester of 2019 Chandler worked with Stephen Shore on an academic exchange at Bard College in upstate New York, USA. He is currently pursuing his MFA through HFBK Hamburg, Germany, under Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin.
© Christopher James Chandler 2016 – 2021