Candace Gaudiani
Candace Gaudiani

Between Destinations. An exhibition and book of images taken through and framed by train windows across the United States, from the inside looking out while passing by. The physical journey becomes a metaphor for the psychological one. A review in FAZ, Germany, remarks,

“Traveling is dreaming – at least in a train when the monotonous sound of the rolling wheels is gradually carrying the traveler away into a kind of waking coma, and he perceives the landscape flying by as only apparitional: more patches of color than landscapes, more shapes and surfaces than architecture. Candace Gaudiani took photographs out of train windows. Between Destinations is the title of a photo book containing these images: Zwischen den Zielen (German for “Between Destinations”). They have all been taken in the United States. But you wouldn’t want to call the series documentary, because more than showing a country, it depicts a certain kind of perception at the intersection of presentiments and memories – almost as if it were a journey through a life instead of a topography.”
FAZ, April 26, 2012. Freddy Langer “

Artist Bios

  • Candace Gaudiani

    Candace Gaudiani is an artist in the San Francisco Area. Her passion for travel and making art began as a child. As she travelled with her family through all forty eight states, she photographed, drew story boards, and wrote journals. Over the past seven years of creating this body of work, she was drawn to retrace old routes and memories.

    Gaudiani is a three-time finalist in Critical Mass and nominated for the inaugural Aperture West Book Prize for the top one hundred artists west of the Mississippi. A graduate of Harvard (cum laude), she studied art at the University of California, Berkeley and with the printmaker of the late Eugene Smith. Her work has been exhibited at George Eastman House, Electric Works, Lens Culture, Haines Gallery, San Jose Museum of Art, Center for Photographic Arts and The Figge Art Museum, and is in private collections including George Eastman House; the Fidelity Investments Corporate Art Collection; The Sack Photographic Trust; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Cleveland Museum of Art; Cavallo Point Photography Collection, San Francisco; Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States; and the Harry Ransom Center for the Humanities.


  • United Photo Industries (UPI)

    United Photo Industries (UPI)

    United Photo Industries (UPI) is a New York based nonprofit organization that works to promote a wider understanding of, and increased access to, the art of photography.

    Since its founding in 2011, UPI has rapidly solidified its position in the public art landscape by continuing to showcase thought-provoking, challenging, and exceptional photography from across the globe. In its first seven years, UPI has presented the work of more than 2,500 visual artists in gallery exhibitions and public art installations worldwide.

Between Destinations

 archive : 2012

Featuring: Candace Gaudiani

Presented by: United Photo Industries (UPI)
  • United Photo Industries (UPI)


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