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Bad At Sports is a weekly podcast about contemporary art. Founded in 2005, the series focuses on presenting the practices of artists, curators, critics, dealers, various other arts professionals through an online audio format.

Bad At Sports is a weekly podcast about contemporary art. Founded in 2005, the series focuses on presenting the practices of artists, curators, critics, dealers, various other arts professionals through an online audio format.
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Bad At Sports is a weekly podcast about contemporary art. Founded in 2005, the series focuses on presenting the practices of artists, curators, critics, dealers, various other arts professionals through an online audio format.

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English


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Bad at Sports 652: David Hockney

9/14/2018
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This week we have the honor of welcoming David Hockney. One of the world's most celebrated artists David joins us at an amazing time. We catch up with him in the context of his beautiful new show at Richard Gray gallery but we catch him the day before he is expected to become the artists whose work has broken the world record for highest price paid at auction for a work by a living artist. He is pretty chill about it and gives us a little bit of a lesson on perspective and how photography is...

Duration:00:54:24

Bad at Sports Episode 651: Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez

9/12/2018
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And we're back! Join hosts of Bad at Sports Center for our first episode of the Fall season featuring our amazing summer tans and multidisciplinary artist and all around shady queen, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez. Rodriguez brings us in to their research process and discusses a new body of work focusing on the Sandinistas and their persistence in US culture. Towards the end of the episode, Gonzalo humors our returning segments, "Term Up the Volume" and "Whats the T". Work by Rodriguez is on view...

Duration:00:57:30

Bad at Sports Episode 650 Allison Agsten and the Main Museum

8/13/2018
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This week we catch up with Dana's life crush, Allison Agsten, Director of LA's Main Museum. We chat through founding a museum, LA's art scene, and who has the best bag. http://www.themainmuseum.org/home Allison Agsten, you might remember as Curator of Engagement at the Hammer when she appeared on our show with Duncan's life crush Mark Allen, http://badatsports.com/2011/episode-319-mark-allen-and-allison-agsten/ We be crushing yo. Recorded as part of the B@S radio take over at Lumpen...

Duration:01:00:19

Bad at Sports Episode 649: Hiba Ali

8/9/2018
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Hiba Ali rock's the mic on this week's Bad @ SportsCenter, joining Brian and Ryan in the studio. Ali discusses her current curatorial project, U.N.I.T., generated through Roots and Culture's CONNECT residency, and delves into her multifaceted art practice that includes video, installation, fashion, and music. http://hibaali.info/ https://www.instagram.com/h1ba_official/ http://www.rootsandculturecac.org/

Duration:00:58:28

Bad at Sports Episode: 648 Sheehy, Cadieux, and Matteson

8/7/2018
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Art and Change. Fast and Slow. We check in with three bright lights of the Minneapolis/St Paul arts community and try to get to the bottom of #soilpractice #socialpractice How do we make and sustain engagement? Recorded as part of the B@S radio take over at Lumpen Radio WLPN Chicago for Justice and Open Engagement 2018 Colleen Sheehy is Executive Director of Public Art Saint Paul, an organization that places artists in leading roles to shape urban spaces, improve city systems, and deepen...

Duration:00:45:00

Bad at Sports Episode 647: Jessica Stockholder

7/23/2018
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Jessica Stockholder is reticent to be called a living legend, but on this week's episode, Bad@SportsCenter speaks with living legend, JEsSicA sTOckHoLDeR! With an impending sabbatical from University of Chicago, Stockholder will still be doing all of the things, including a year-long residency in Berlin, and upcoming exhibitions at The Contemporary Austin and the Centraal Museum, Utrecht. Our charming discourse addresses her process, materiality, language, and the essentialism of production...

Duration:00:54:57

Bad at Sports Episode 646: Dan Berger Iceberg Projects

7/19/2018
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This week we bring you a special and timely conversation between our very own Dana Bassett and Dr. Daniel Berger recorded at Iceberg Projects where Berger has curated the current show, “Flesh of My Flesh,” an exhibition of painting, film, sculpture, photography and print work by the late David Wojnarowicz. Dan and Dana discuss Wojnarowicz’s aesthetic and historical legacy, the AIDS crisis, and the upcoming screening of Films by David Wojnarowicz and Friends, featuring...

Duration:00:42:09

Bad at Sports Episode 645: Susanne Doremus

7/12/2018
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Bad @ SportsCenter kicks back this week with Chicago painter, Susanne Doremus, for a delightful exchange over her current show at Devening Projects, Cabinet:1. In her newest exhibition, Doremus has drawn down the emblematic grand scale of her paintings, inaugurating new spaces for her visual lexicon of calligraphic line and exposed revisions. We visit the affinity of drawing and painting, the influence of teaching on studio practice, and the function of audience on the objet...

Duration:00:57:54

Bad at Sports Episode 644: Chicago Design Museum

6/29/2018
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On this week’s episode Bad @ SportsCenter jaws with Tanner Woodford and Lauren Boegen of the Chicago Design Museum. We find out about the founding of ChiDM, and chat about the current exhibit, Great Ideas of Humanity, a revival of the Container Corporation of America’s Great Ideas of Western Man campaign from the mid 20 Century (it sounds so long ago…). Stick around to the end… we get a little graphic. https://chidm.com/

Duration:00:59:37

Bad at Sports Episode 643: Sabina Ott and the Terrain Biennial 2017

6/22/2018
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In this Terrain Biennial "Mega-sode" the full Bad at Sports crew posts up on Sabina Ott's front porch for an all day affair featuring: Ahmed Ozsever/Carrie Cooper/Maggie Leininger (10:14); Alisa Reith/Laura Shaeffer/Matthew Nicholas from Compound Yellow (20:26); Iris Bernblum/Zoe Nelson (28:18); Anna Kunz/Alex Paik from Tiger Strikes Asteroid (39:08); Sabina Ott (50:45); Jenny Kendler/Richard Medina (104:24); and Jesse Malmed (132:32). Buckle...

Duration:01:33:34

Bad at Sports Episode 642: Fernwey and Chicago Print Crawl

6/20/2018
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This week Bad at Sports Center welcomes Kate Conlon and Boyang Hou from Fernwey Gallery and the Chicago Print Crawl to chat about the Chicago Print/Art world's blowout Sunday June 24th organized by Spudnik Press and their projects and Damen Avenue artist run space. http://chicagoprintcrawl.art/ http://fernwey.com/ https://www.spudnikpress.org/

Duration:00:57:54

Bad at Sports Episode: 641 Anna Metcalfe and Holly Hanessian

6/15/2018
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Live from our Elevator Studio @ Open Engagement: We are joined by Anna Metcalfe and Holly Hanessian to discuss their cohort, The Socially Engaged Craft Collective (SECC), a group focusing on the social aspects historically connected to craft objects and materials. We suss out the intersection of ceramic objects and sustainable models of agriculture and water...

Duration:00:35:57

Bad at Sports Episode 640: Lizania Cruz aka. We the News

6/14/2018
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Live from our Elevator Studio @ Open Engagement: We are joined by the ever-inspiring, Lizania Cruz, who takes us into the world of her latest project, We the News. Cruz discusses her work creating and distributing immigrant-focused publications and products for her nomadic newsstand. We learn the history and future of WTN, including collaborations with Black Alliance of Just Immigration (BAJI) and The Laundromat Project through the first ever, one-year Artist...

Duration:00:32:26

Bad at Sport Episode 639: Art and Ecology

6/13/2018
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This week features a soil + social practice mega-interview conducted live at Open Engagement 2018. The conversation includes Francesca Fiore and Hillary Wagner explaining what their collaborative effort SOIL SERIES is, and how the project fits into the context of its rural Appalachian setting. Margaretha Haughwout discusses her project for the conference (Trees of Tomorrow) as well as her work with Guerrilla Grafters. And Sarah Nelson Wright describes the various iterations of the group...

Duration:00:41:46

Bad at Sports Episode 638: Joan Giroux

6/12/2018
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Listener Warning: be not confused by the unfamiliar sounds greeting your ears at the outset of this broadcast. Bad @ SportsCenter has a brand-new theme song to introduce this week’s guest, artist and educator, Joan Giroux. Inspired by land rights activism in Chicago, Giroux monopolizes the airwaves, discussing her latest project on display at MCA’s The Commons Artist Project. Brain and Ryan are faced with the Letterbox Challenge, one of the many interactive modes of play developed by Giroux...

Duration:00:57:20

Bad at Sports Episode 637: Lindsey French

6/8/2018
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On this week’s Bad at Sports Center, Artist Lindsey French opens up about her ongoing dialog with all things vegetal. French’s work is a multi-faceted collaboration with the natural world, giving voice to the photosynthetic, and openly conspiring with the notorious poison ivy. Her most recent project is currently on display in “Plants and Animals,” a group show at Bridgeport’s The Learning Machine. We make you say “OOO”, as we term up the volume over object-oriented ontology, and we review...

Duration:00:59:26

Bad at Sports Episode 636: Haller Baggesen and Leenaars

6/6/2018
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Join us this week as we welcome Lise Haller Baggesen and Kirsten Leenaars to discuss their artist variety show, Boulevard Dreamers, the next iteration of which will be popping up at the Art Institute this summer. We learn about Leenaars upcoming project at The Haggerty Museum of Art, and Baggesen's recently launched book, a component of the exhibition Poor & Needy organized by Yvette Brackman and Baggesen at the Poor Farm in 2016. All this and more on Bad at Sports Center! Learn more...

Duration:00:57:44

Bad at Sports Episode 635: Mel Chin

5/31/2018
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Live from our Elevator Studio @ Open Engagement: We are honored to be joined by OE Keynote presenter, and the artist behind "All Over the Place" currently on view at the Queens Museum (and elsewhere), Mel Chin! Chin takes us 'all over the place,' from his origins in Texas, to behind his fight against lead, and his personal connection to the Queens Museum and The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair. We laugh, we cry, and we can't wait for you to hear this...

Duration:00:45:48

Bad at Sports Episode 634: Jessie McLaughlin

5/30/2018
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Live from our Elevator Studio @ Open Engagement: We are joined by presenter, Jessie McLaughlin, an artist from the other side of the pond with a mission to get conference attenders on their feet and in their critical mind. We discuss being bad at sports (a favorite of ours), stigma and Serena Williams. What more could you ask for? http://jessiemclaughlin.co.uk/what

Duration:00:43:21

Bad at Sports Episode 633: Erika Pettersen of Haiti Cultural Exchange

5/29/2018
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Live from our Elevator Studio @ Open Engagement: We are joined by Erika Pettersen of Haiti Cultural Exchange to learn about Lakou NOU (“Our Yard” in Haitian Creole), a program providing four artists of Haitian descent with the opportunity to create and present new work while connecting their skills and talents to four traditionally underserved Brooklyn neighborhoods. http://haiticulturalx.org/

Duration:00:30:05