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.
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.
Michelle Hessel and Mint Boonyapanachoti
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.
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.
Canada Gallery and Phil Grauer
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!
Samantha Reynolds, Nimah Gobir, Guta Galli and Katherine Vetne
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 Shatters has adapted and shifted to an artist-driven project based on the shared need for community. Artists in the exhibition include Greta Liz Anderson, Salome El, Guta Galli, Nimah Gobir, Kiana Honarmand, Kuo-Chen "Kacy" Jung, Rebecca Kaufman , dani lopez, Cathy L, Kija Luca, Chi Chai Mate, Joy Nojim, Dimitra Skandal, Indira Urrutia & Katherine Vetne.
Bad at Sports Episode 753: Aram Han Sifuentes
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 upcoming election.
More information on Sifuentes’ projects can be found at: