Episode 160: The All Canada Show

September 21, 2008 · Print This Article

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This week Duncan returns to his homeland. A nation that although slightly socialist, does not own it’s own insurance agency or mortgage lender. What it does have “cooking” is a different Art funding system and a network of Galleries that are called “Artist Run Centers.” MN Hutchinson fills us in on how they work. Then Calgary’s best contemporary Art Dealers, Emily Barnett and Bart Habermiller at “Skew Gallery” explains what they do and the outlook for the local Calgary Art world.

Please note the 100% Canadian Music Showcase.

MN Hutchinson

Canada Council for the Arts
Ted Hiebert
Truck Gallery
The New Gallery
Stride Gallery
809 Gallery
David Altmejd
Michael Snow
Jeff Wall
Rodney Graham
Stan Douglas
Bart Habermiller
Emily Barnett
Dave and Jenn
the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Skew Gallery
Summit Gallery
Diana Thorneycroft
Blake Senini
City
of Calgary Civic Art Collection

Bill Laing
Shannon Stratton
Terence Houle
Jeffrey Spalding
Annette Hurtig
Evan Penny
Wayne Baerwaldt
Illingworth Kerr Gallery
The Glenbow
The Triangle Art Gallery
The Art Gallery of Calgary
Sled Island Festival

Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_160-O_Canada.mp3

5 Responses to “Episode 160: The All Canada Show”

  1. After listening to the opening a dozen times I may now actually be able to recall all of the lyrics to the Canadian National Anthem.

  2. Very interesting — especially as I sit here in a system somewhere between that of the States and Canada. The “rethunk” idea of what such alternative/art-run/ spaces OUTSIDE of being a kind of minor-leagues career starter is quite important.

  3. Nice soundtrack too — but I was hoping for the Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overweight, or — really — The Haunted.

  4. Hutchinson gives the most coherent, up-to-date and inspiring account of the history of Artist-Run Centres and their impact that I’ve ever heard! thank you.

  5. […] mining the archive podcasts from Bad at Sports (A Chicago-based art blog/podcast) I happened on an episode dedicated to contemporary Canadian artist-run centres – before being asked to photo-document a presentation by three German curators currently […]

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