Bad at Sports is a weekly podcast and daily blog produced in Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit and New York City that features artists and “art worlders” talking about art and the community that makes, reviews and participates in it.
Founded in 2005 by Duncan MacKenzie, Richard Holland and Amanda Browder, Bad at Sports (B@S) now includes over 20 collaborators who represent artists and their art world through an evolving archive of recorded audio interviews, texts, live conversations, ephemeral creations and oral histories. B@S produces content that lies somewhere on the venn diagram of art, journalism, media, intellectualism, the circus and “the naughty bits.”
Bad at Sports will operate a pirate radio station during the four-day run of the NADA Art Fair in Miami Beach, FL (December 1-4, 2011). The station will be housed within the lobby of the Deauville Beach Resort, inside a rustic wooden cabin that evokes the residential structures seen throughout Ox-Bow, a historic artist’s retreat located in Saugatuck, MI affiliated with The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Bad at Sports will serve as Ox-Bow’s artists in residence for the NADA fair, where podcasters Duncan MacKenzie, Amanda Browder, Tom Sanford, Abigail Satinsky and Richard Holland will interview artists, dealers, curators and collectors.
The pirate radio station (broadcast band will be revealed upon the opening of the fair) will broadcast and live stream their discussions throughout the art fairs, the beach and the surrounding blocks of Miami and online. It will feature live interviews with fair participants as well as excerpts from pre-recorded Bad at Sports podcast episodes. The project is a collaboration between Bad at Sports, Ox-Bow, and artists Jonas Sebura and Alex Gartelmann, who designed and built the cabin-cum-art installation specifically for NADA.
Check out the B@S radio station live broadcast here.
Emmaline Niendorf is an Integrated Marketing Associate with Otherwise Incorporated.