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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bad at Sports Episode 761: Mairead Case

2/18/2021
This week Dana and Jesse are joined "in the studio" by Chicago's native sun and brilliant author, Mairead Case. Case joins us on the show to discuss her latest novel, Tiny, and a slew of other topics ranging from grief to the dance floor and how those two are not as far apart as you might think. You can find more information about Mairead and Tiny at the following websites: www.featherproof.com/catalog/tiny-mairead-case & www.maireadcase.com

Duration:00:57:12

Bad at Sports Episode 760: Nicole Marroquin

2/11/2021
This week Bad at Sports Center welcomes Nicole Marroquin participant in the DePaul Art Museum exhibition LatinXAmerican and Faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Marroquin's practice ranges from social justice to community organizing to educating public school teachers to archiving microhistories and the work of the photographer Diana Solís. Ryan and Duncan trace her practice through a ruckus and bouncy chat that eventually finds its root in Marroquin's history as a...

Duration:00:57:41

Bad at Sports Episode 760: Ramón Miranda Beltrán

2/4/2021
This week Dana & Brian zoom down to Puerto Rico to continue the series of interviews with artists from LatinXAmerican at the DePaul Art Museum. Ramón Miranda Beltrán shares his insights into adapting a practice to exhibition during COVID-19 and waves of colonialism in the Caribbean. https://resources.depaul.edu/art-museum/exhibitions/latinx-american/Pages/default.aspx https://mirandabeltran.com/

Duration:00:54:42

Bad at Sports Episode 759: Caroline Kent

1/20/2021
We are back. The audio team needed a little time to recover from a blisteringly hard 2020 but here we kicking it off strong! Hello 2021! This episode kicks off a miniseries of artist interviews from LatinXAmerican at the DePaul Art Museum. Duncan and Brian chat with Caroline Kent about abstract painting, twin language, and refining an artistic practice during the pandemic.

Duration:00:52:25

Bad at Sports Episode 758: Paola Cabal

12/9/2020
There is art you can see in the second wave of Covid! This week Brian and Duncan check in with Paola Cabal about her garden installation What Means Light visible outdoors at the Arts Club of Chicago.

Duration:00:55:05

Bad at Sports Episode 757: Michelle Hessel and Mint Boonyapanachoti

12/7/2020
Set your phasers to scan as we dive deep into art-making with 3D scanning techniques. Ryan and Brian chat with Michelle Hessel and Mint Boonyapanachoti about food cart vendors and all things scannable.

Duration:00:55:47

Bad at Sports Episode 756: Nadav Assor

12/3/2020
This week Brian and Ryan navigate visible and invisible lines with Nadav Assor. They discuss repurposing military technology for the human body and sports camera sponsorships in the service of multimedia experiments.

Duration:00:54:50

Bad at Sports episode 755: Canada Gallery

10/27/2020
This week we revisit our love for Miami, art fairs, NADA, and we check in with legendary New York contemporary art spot Canada Gallery and Phil Grauer!

Duration:00:41:16

Bad at Sports episode 754: Samantha Reynolds, Nimah Gobir, Guta Galli and Katherine Vetne

10/21/2020
This week Ryan & Brian chat with Samantha Reynolds, Nimah Gobir, Guta Galli and Katherine Vetne about Until it Shatters, an exhibition at Root Division in conjunction with the Feminist Art Coalition that opens this election day. The exhibition title is in reference to Hillary Clinton’s presidential concession speech “Now, I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday, someone will..." Since its original inception, the curatorial model of Until It...

Duration:00:52:03

Bad at Sports Episode 753: Aram Han Sifuentes

10/6/2020
Join us on this week's episode of Bad at Sports Center as Jesse and Dana virtually meet up for a conversation with Chicago fiber, social practice, and performance artist, Aram Han Sifuentes. We discuss the artists’ multifaceted methods and finding joy in ongoing politically oriented projects like the Protest Banner Lending Library and US Citizenship Test Sampler. We also learn how Sifuentes is adapting her 2020 Official Unofficial Voting Station to the pandemic times in advance of the...

Duration:00:57:18

Bad at Sports Episode 752: Urban Glass and Knockdown Center

8/17/2020
This episode recorded live in NYC at NADA NYC in 2017 with Michael Merck and Tyler Myers from Knockdown Center and Cybele Maylone formerly of Urban Glass now of Aldrich Art Museum https://knockdown.center/ https://urbanglass.org/

Duration:00:52:02

Bad at Sports Episode 751: Richard Medina

8/11/2020
The prodigy of Sabina Ott RETURNS! This week Ryan & Brian chat with Richard Medina to talk about his first solo exhibition, Moby Dick, and what it's like to start a curatorial practice as an impassioned youth in Chicago's welcoming art scene. http://www.richardmedina.com/info.html

Duration:00:51:03

Bad at Sports Episode 750: Michael Anderson RIP

8/5/2020
This week we came back to sad news last week we lost a great friend of the show and a unique NYC based voice, Michael Anderson. To honor his passing we represent his interview from 2009. We miss you buddy! https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/pictures-from-pandemic-michael-anderson/4680 Original post: Holla! NYC correspondents Amanda Browder and Tom Sanford hang out with artist Michael Anderson in his Harlem studio. Born in the Bronx in 1968, Mr. Anderson began his artistic career fusing...

Duration:00:39:58

Bad at Sports Episode 749: Alice Tippit and Alex Bradley Cohen

7/26/2020
Today on Bad at Sports Center, Jesse and Dana are joined by special guest host, Alex Bradley Cohen, for an interview with painter Alice Tippit. We discuss the witty, poetic nature of Tippit’s work, some of which is currently on view in the exhibition Pallid Carrier at Patron Gallery through August 29th. More information on Pallid Carrier here.

Duration:00:56:52

Bad at Sports Episode 748: Stephanie Cristello and Ruslana Lichtzier

7/22/2020
Today on the podcast, Brian and Jesse speak with Stephanie Cristello and Ruslana Lichtzier who are hosting the Chicago-based iteration of the vexillological contemporary art project Four Flags. Over the course of the next few months, dozens of Chicagoland artists are making flags that are being hoisted and hung from the façade of Chicago Manual Style—in the West Town / Ukrainian Village neighborhood—and on instagram at @fourflags. Four Flags was founded by Julia Mullié and Nick Terra in...

Duration:00:55:48

Bad at Sports Episode 747: Sadie Woods

7/12/2020
This week on Bad at Sports Center, Ryan and Dana are joined by Sadie Woods to talk about the recent re-release of her project, It Was a Rebellion Mixtape. Woods discusses her research process for this project and her personal evolution as a deejay and artist. We didn’t have time to play a clip of It Was a Rebellion on the show, but you can download all three versions at this link: https://tinyurl.com/itwasarebellion. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we did. Learn more about Sadie’s...

Duration:00:56:38

Bad at Sports Episode 746: Ellen Placey Wadey

7/6/2020
Tune in to this week’s Bad at Sports Center for a conversation with Ellen Placey Wadey, the Arts & Collections Senior Program Officer at the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation. We discuss equity and accessibility in foundation applications and find out how the Foundation is approaching the shifting needs of small arts organizations right now. Learn more about the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation at https://gddf.org/ and read the Vu Le article we mention in the interview here.

Duration:00:56:39

Episode 745: Brian Andrews returns as Guest?

6/29/2020
This week all we ask ourselves what is Brian doing well not at the radio station. Turns out he’s having a baller film career in the AR/VR/XR arena and his latest work premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. As it expands its international festival run, we try and understand the world of the “Hominidae” - http://hominidanimation.net/ Juxapose magazine called an earlier iteration of the work "CREEP LEVEL OMEGA." Hold on to your hat.

Duration:00:56:08

Bad at Sports Episode 744: Deborah Stratman

6/25/2020
This week on Bad at Sports Center: Dana and Jesse speak with Deborah Stratman about the filmmaker’s now-postponed Chicago Works exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. We hear Stratman’s take on the issues inherent in screening work in a contemporary art museum and learn about her work on endlessly fascinating Chicago journalist Studs Terkel. https://mcachicago.org/Exhibitions/2020/Chicago-Works-Deborah-Stratman http://www.pythagorasfilm.com/

Duration:00:54:44

Bad at Sports Episode 743: Chris Reeves and Aaron Walker

6/22/2020
For this weeks episode of Bad at Sports Center we’ve finally transitioned into are virtual studio and are elated to be joined by the editors of The World's Worst: A Guide to the Portsmouth Sinfonia, Chris Reeves and Aaron Walker. Our guests provide Ryan and Dana with some background into the pioneering experimental orchestra, and we discuss their comprehensive compilation of interviews, new essays, historical documents and images. Tune in to hear all this and so much more (including, of...

Duration:00:55:25