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

Cruzvillages image from Thomas Dane Gallery

On today‚Äôs show Dana and Duncan are joined in the Lumpen studios by conceptual heavyweight, Abraham Cruzvillegas. We discuss the work and intention behind The Ballad of Etc., a new exhibition opening at The Arts Club of Chicago on September 12th featuring a musical performance in collaboration with experimental jazz ensemble, Restroy. In addition his brilliant conversation, Cruzvillegas shares a preview of some of the writing and music used to create the exhibition. Definitely an episode not to be missed! 

The Ballad of Etc. runs from September 12 - December 21. More information can be found here: https://www.artsclubchicago.org/exhibition/the-ballad-of-etc/

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_708_Abraham_Cruzvillegas.mp3
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Lisa Lapinski Tabacco Camel

In this week's episode we check in with Houston based artist Lisa Lapinski. On the opening day of the NADA Chicago invitational Lapinsky makes time to sit down and talk about Minneapolis art institutions, underpants, tobacco, and bingo and a post-Orientalist America. We check in about childhood myths and modernist sculpture, and recognize the vaping horrors being experienced by the youth of America today.

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_707_Lisa_Lapinski.mp3
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Vote for prisoner no. 9642

The fall art season is at hand! Ryan & Brian sit down with painter Jason Dunda and FLXST gallerist Jan Bernabe in anticipation of Jason's exhibition Twelve Step Program for Iconoclasm. Severed heads, Spock, studio first aid kits, and student sound experiments are discussed in ernest.

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_706_Jason_Dunda_Jan_Bernabe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:25am EST

Wineberg/Newton Gallery

On this week's installment of B@SC, the team connects with Kasia Houlihan and Nabiha Kahn, Co-Directors of Weinberg/Newton Gallery. With a recent move to Chicago's west loop, Weinberg/Newton Gallery's first exhibition, The Way the Mystic Sees, is in partnership with Human Rights Watch, surveying contemporary perspectives and historical approaches to technology and surveillance. 

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_705_Kasia_Houlihan_and_Nabiha_Khan.mp3
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