Candy Ego

A forthcoming digital video project created by Hysterical Accuracy (Ash Eliza Smith and Kim-Anh Schreiber). Candy Ego was shot in San Diego, CA with a collaborative effort from local actors, musicians, artists and technicians.

Candy Ego is a sci-fi noir comedy set in Santek Beach, a seaside city known for its biotech hubs, military zones, and techno-shamanistic cults. The series follows two temporary researchers, Lu Kim and Gladys M., and an ensemble cast of characters as they navigate the paranoid underpinnings of their sun-sparkled world. All is not quite as it seems, relationships are tested, and perverse humor unravels the city’s No Bad Days motto.

A live taping of Candy Ego was performed at SPF15 on August 7, 2016.

Scenes from Candy Ego’s footage were included in the 2018 exhibition “BEING HERE WITH YOU/ ESTANDO AQUÍ CONTIGO: 42 ARTISTS FROM SAN DIEGO AND TIJUANA,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.