Artist Talk: B. Ingrid Olson in conversation with Leah Pires and Dan Byers


  • Images: (left) B. Ingrid Olson, courtesy of the artist; (right) Leah Pires, courtesy of the speaker


Artist Talk

  1. Sep 29, 2022, 6 – 8:30 pm
Theater, Lower Level

 

Join us for an artist talk with exhibiting artist B. Ingrid Olson. Olson will be in conversation with curator, and Carpenter Center Director, Dan Byers, along with catalogue contributor Leah Pires.


B. Ingrid Olson was born in 1987 in Denver, Colorado. She lives and works in Chicago. In addition to her Carpenter Center exhibitions, Olson will open a solo show at Secession, Vienna in June 2022. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Fingered Eyed, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík (2019); Forehead and Brain, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (2018); Kiss the architect on the mouth, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (2018); and Klein / Olson, The Renaissance Society, Chicago (2017). Selected group exhibitions include Fata Morgana, Jeu de Paume, Paris (2022); The Inconstant World, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2021); Dependent Objects, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2021); New Visions: The Triennial for Photography and New Media, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway (2020); Personal Private Public, Hauser & Wirth, New York (2019); Being: New Photography 2018, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2018); and Lost Without Your Rhythm, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2018).

Leah Pires is an art historian whose work analyzes the politics of representation in modern and contemporary art. She teaches at the University of Chicago, where she is Assistant Instructional Professor in the MA Program in the Humanities and the Department of Art History and an affiliate of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.