Episode 672: BFAMFAPhD redux because we can!

Episode 672: BFAMFAPhD redux because we can!


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Duncan catches up with two of the members of BFAMFAPhD for a chat about the upcoming event series, which for those of you in NYC starts friday with MAKING & BEING.

Conversations about Art & Pedagogy

co-presented by BFAMFAPhD & Pioneer Works, hosted by Hauser & Wirth, with media partners Bad at Sports and Eyebeam.

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BFAMFAPhD, Making and Being Card Game, print version, 2016-2018, photograph by Emilio Martinez Poppe.

Episode 671: Table Projects

Episode 671: Table Projects


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Tune in this years first Bad at Sports Center with artist Gregory Bae & Kyle Bellucci Johanson of Table Projects in Avondale. We discuss how Bae’s experience of the movie Groundhog Day in Korea resulted in his new exhibition at Table, Black Hole or Love. We hear the foodie backstory behind Table Projects and rip the art right out of Bae’s soul as he describes the semi-science behind his work. We’re still wondering who The Rooster is, and you will too.

Episode 670: Chicago Artist Book Fair

Episode 670: Chicago Artist Book Fair


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Tune in for this MONSTER DROP of an episode from our recent stint at the Chicago Art Book Fair. Roving reporter, Dana B., does a loop around the booths, covering as many as possible and speaking with Libri Finti Clandestini, Chicago Artist Writers, Homie House Press, Paint & Polish, Temporary Services, Archives & Futures, Aay Preston-Myint of CABF, Genderfail, The Bettys, The Filipino American Artist Directory, Walls Divide Press, Platform Editions, WORK PLAY, Jamilah Lowe and Chloe Perkis. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll enjoy the amazing cutting and interludes provided by the always super older brother, Duncan Mackenzie.

Episode 669: CABF Scott Roberts and Aggie Toppins

Episode 669: CABF Scott Roberts and Aggie Toppins


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Chicago comic artist and animator Scott Roberts gets down with the universal question of what if Martin Kippenberger’s art logic could be applied to comics. Aggie Toppins, professional graphic designer and amateur mixologist contemplates the relationship between alcohol and philosophy while asking questions about the concept of client driven design.

Episode 668: Suellen Rocca

Episode 668: Suellen Rocca


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On this ultimate 2018 episode of Bad at Sports, the team finds themselves in the presence of Chicago legend, Suellen Rocca. Founding member of the Hairy Who, Rocca drops by the studio to illuminate Dana, Duncan, and Ryan on Chicago Art Institute’s 50th anniversary survey, Hairy Who? 1966-1969. Rocca also discusses her role as Curator and Director of Exhibitions at Elmhurst College, where she has recently curated, The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection. Join us as we experience collective transcendent delight.