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

Cast of Indoor Recess

Ding ding ding! Time for Indoor Recess! This week the team does a deep dive to 2009 and our interview with seminal Chicago art group Temporary Services and celebrates all the good news in the art world today.


Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_735_Indoor_Recess_Temporary_Services.mp3
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Indoor Recess with Brendan F!

Indoor recess cannot be stopped! This week we throwback to our interview with Brendan Fernandes and honor Canada's musical heritage.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:55pm EST

Edra Soto from the Arts Club Chicago

The Bad at Sports crew keep their social distance in the forth (and a half) week of Indoor Recess, our series of retro interviews featured in our upcoming Augmented Reality project. Relax and rewind to our conversation with Edra Soto.  

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_733_Indoor_Recess_Edra_Soto.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:55am EST

Amanda William Chicago Color abstraction

This week Bad at Sports is appearing as Indoor Recess. Collectively, we revisit the brilliance of Amanda Williams as we march towards the release of our augmented reality app (Bad at Reality) and the launch of Artists Run Chicago 2.0 at the Hyde Park Art Center probably August/September 2020.

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_732_Indoor_Recess_Amanda_Williams.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:11am EST

This week we are joined by the Journal of Artist Books, Brad Freeman, and the Center for Book and Paper, then the Center for Book, Paper, and Print's, Mel Potter. We talk about the closure of these two historic artworld fixtures, the impact on the landscape of Chicago, hole it leaves nationally, And the choice by Columbia College Chicago to close the center and fold it into the department of Art and Art History.

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_731_JAB_and_the_Center_for_Book_Paper_and_Print.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Zoom Meeting Stockholder

Indoor recess persists this week as the Bad at Sports crew talk podcast walks, colorful garbage, toilet paper paintings, and Thomas Kinkade. All in the service of presenting a throwback episode with living legend Jessica Stockholder.

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_730_Indoor_Recess_Jessica_Stockholder.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:52pm EST

CAA Logo

This week we check in from CAA 2020 in Chicago and is always at this conference we are discussing the MFA and what it does for you and me and all of us. To help us understand the recent evolution of these degrees we are joined by Ellen Mueller of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MK Guth of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Lisa Iglesias of the University of Florida Gainesville, and Paul Catanese of Columbia College Chicago (yes, that is where Duncan works also.)

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_729_Todays_MFA.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:27am EST