Ingrid Calame is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at institutions such as The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; the Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Savannah College of Art and Design Museum; the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. Her work is represented by James Cohan Gallery, NY, NY; Frith Street Gallery,London, UK; and Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany. She has written for Frieze, Flash Art, and Art Issues.
Blues for Smoke: An interview with Bennett Simpson by Ingrid Calame
“Good art makes me want to talk to people,” says curator Bennett Simpson talking to artist Ingrid Calame about his 2013 MOCA exhibition Blues for Smoke. Ruminating on the blues, their conversation roams over cultural influences and intersections from Robert Johnson’s Delta legacy to the poetics of everyday experience.