CJ Chandler (b. 1992, Grahamstown/Makhanda) is a South African artist and photographer. Through his practice he aims to investigate the photographic medium while focussing on chance, process, ritual, historical narrative and the everyday.
He was a Tierney Fellow for 2017/2018 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town. In the Fall Semester of 2019 Chandler worked on an academic exchange at Bard College in upstate New York, USA, with Stephen Shore. He is currently pursuing his MFA through HFBK Hamburg, Germany, under Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin.
© Christopher James Chandler 2016 – 2020