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May 25, 2019

Xiaojie Qin, Founder of CandleX, has a past with bipolar disorder. Although sheis no longer labelled with this condition, she wrote this piece two years ago about her experience. The accompanying image, short by Pere Ibañez, is part of the “Moodlab” series and is name’...

October 3, 2018

We will all encounter issues at some point in our lives. It may be the loss of a loved one, financial difficulties, or mental health issues. What I admire about people is the pieces of freedom we are still able to find during times of adversity, and use that space for...

March 5, 2018

“I can save the world! No, I am a coward.” |What is it like to experience bipolar disorder?

The majority of people have not experienced bipolar disorder before and we want to share some real life experiences of what living with bipolar disorder is like. All of the follo...

March 5, 2018

“She is sometimes a ranged shrew, with shrieks pierced my ears and frightful expressions in her eyes; standing on the stage, she forgets her lines, sings the wrong words, assaults other actors and falls into frustration from time to time. While she comes to a silence,...

December 10, 2017

Today on December 14th, 2017

We released our eighth photobook in Los Angeles

As part of our MoodLab project aimed to raise awareness for bipolar disorder.

Some depression patients display symptoms that are considered risks factors for progression to bipolar disorder. Acco...

October 11, 2017

As a celebration of World Mental Health Day on October 10, CandleX’s World Mental Health Week took place during the second week of October with the goal to promote mental health among Beijing communities. We collaborated with an old friend of ours: Moishe House. Togeth...