11:57 pm - Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Cargo Space on Bad at Sports

If you like inane discussion, we talk with the Bad at Sports crew about the Cargo Space Chicago/Milwaukee exhibition. 

1:06 pm

Thanks, Chicago Magazine!

5:29 pm - Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Here’s a time-lapse of the trip between Steuben, WI and Amish Market Square in St. Charles, MN. 107 miles of rage-less road shot as we left the Acre residency, en route to the Walker Art Center on August 8, 2014.

5:28 pm - Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The Cargo Space: Milwaukee/Chicago installation continues apace. On Monday participating artists met at A&D Gallery in the south loop. Today, the very handsome poster (Photo by David A. Brown, awesome bus paint by Houston’s own Dual) arrived today, as did the signage. The show opens next week, but that won’t be the end of it, as the exhibition will continue to evolve and change throughout its run. August 22 will see the bus move up I-90 for the Milwaukee installation of the exhibition at INOVA. Both shows are linked, will mirror, be distinct and will continue to change for the next month. If you’re in either town, drop in.

7:17 am - Sun, Aug 10, 2014
41°52’19.4”N 87°37’34.2”W
If you’re in Chicago this week, stop by the Cargo Space for a look-see. It’s parked at the Papermaker’s Garden on South Wabash and 8th Street.  It’s part of the Cargo Space: Chicago/Milwaukee exhibition opening on August 14. Look for us in Milwaukee at INOVA for the 2nd leg of the exhibition which opens on August 27.
Participating Artists: Chicago: Judith Brotman, Alex Chitty, Heather Mekkelson, Erik L. Peterson, John Sparagana, and Wacom TX. Milwaukee: Sara Daleiden, Ashley Morgan, Paul Druecke and artist duo Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg. Duncan MacKenzie from Bad at Sports is co-organizer of the exhibition in Chicago. David Krueger and Rahul Mitra are Cargo Space participants based out of Houston.

41°52’19.4”N 87°37’34.2”W

If you’re in Chicago this week, stop by the Cargo Space for a look-see. It’s parked at the Papermaker’s Garden on South Wabash and 8th Street.  It’s part of the Cargo Space: Chicago/Milwaukee exhibition opening on August 14. Look for us in Milwaukee at INOVA for the 2nd leg of the exhibition which opens on August 27.

Participating Artists: Chicago: Judith Brotman, Alex Chitty, Heather Mekkelson, Erik L. Peterson, John Sparagana, and Wacom TX. Milwaukee: Sara Daleiden, Ashley Morgan, Paul Druecke and artist duo Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg. Duncan MacKenzie from Bad at Sports is co-organizer of the exhibition in Chicago. David Krueger and Rahul Mitra are Cargo Space participants based out of Houston.

1:19 pm - Thu, Aug 7, 2014
We cross the Mississippi again as we head to the Walker Art Center for tonight’s Cargo Space/Bad at Sports appearance.

We cross the Mississippi again as we head to the Walker Art Center for tonight’s Cargo Space/Bad at Sports appearance.

1:59 pm - Tue, Aug 5, 2014
We’ve moved from the Poor Farm in central Wisconsin to Acre in the south west part of the state. Thursday we’ll be at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

We’ve moved from the Poor Farm in central Wisconsin to Acre in the south west part of the state. Thursday we’ll be at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

8:57 am - Sun, Aug 3, 2014

It was a busy day at the Poor Farm for The Cargo Space. David Krueger performed, Rahul Mitra completed another Box City, and Bad at Sports documented (and broadcast) the first meeting of Chicago and Milwaukee artists. It’s not all dominos and river floats up here. Although, we did that too.

8:50 am

Do It Yourself RV just posted a long write-up on Cargo Space. If Doing It Yourself is your thing, this website is the place. It’s an always informative resource!

7:14 am - Fri, Aug 1, 2014
A troubling little leak under the sink was tracked back to a busted O-ring in the cold water tap. Lesson learned: don’t over tighten. That’s how we cracked it. 

It’s funny how something so tiny can cause so much trouble. The leak itself wasn’t bad, but we had to find it, shut off the water, drain the system, find a replacement, and then… replace it. 

We’ve officially added another whistle-stop on our journey. There will be a lecture about Cargo Space on Monday, October 6, at Washington University in St. Louis. Check back for more details, closer to the day.

A troubling little leak under the sink was tracked back to a busted O-ring in the cold water tap. Lesson learned: don’t over tighten. That’s how we cracked it.

It’s funny how something so tiny can cause so much trouble. The leak itself wasn’t bad, but we had to find it, shut off the water, drain the system, find a replacement, and then… replace it.

We’ve officially added another whistle-stop on our journey. There will be a lecture about Cargo Space on Monday, October 6, at Washington University in St. Louis. Check back for more details, closer to the day.

1:01 pm - Wed, Jul 30, 2014
The Houston contingent of The Cargo Space at the Poor Farm. Rahul Mitra (on the right) & David Krueger (on the left) are on site to create new works, most of which will be pulled forward to exhibitions throughout the Midwest.

The Houston contingent of The Cargo Space at the Poor Farm. Rahul Mitra (on the right) & David Krueger (on the left) are on site to create new works, most of which will be pulled forward to exhibitions throughout the Midwest.

11:26 am - Mon, Jul 28, 2014
An utter disappointment as an air conditioner, this little unit did do a fair job at beating back the morning chill at the Poor Farm. Still, don’t buy this brand. Phase 3 will see a more comprehensive HVAC solution.

An utter disappointment as an air conditioner, this little unit did do a fair job at beating back the morning chill at the Poor Farm. Still, don’t buy this brand. Phase 3 will see a more comprehensive HVAC solution.

5:51 pm - Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Cargo Space ‘selfie’ at The Poor Farm. TX to WI. 1,225 miles without a hitch (discounting the blown tire).

Cargo Space ‘selfie’ at The Poor Farm. TX to WI. 1,225 miles without a hitch (discounting the blown tire).

7:12 am
On the road, Day 6. We stopped for the night on the shores of Lake Winnebago, between Fon du Lac and Oshkosh. The exterior paint job slows a lot of traffic, and has been the backdrop for many ‘selfies.’

On the road, Day 6. We stopped for the night on the shores of Lake Winnebago, between Fon du Lac and Oshkosh. The exterior paint job slows a lot of traffic, and has been the backdrop for many ‘selfies.’

3:04 pm - Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Missouri loves company. Today we’re taking the slow and steady route from Memphis to Chicago. Truck stop stops every three hours will find us on the shoulders of the Big Shoulders tonight. Tomorrow is a pre-dawn raid on the outskirts, and the we’re aiming the prow straight at Wisconsin.

Missouri loves company. Today we’re taking the slow and steady route from Memphis to Chicago. Truck stop stops every three hours will find us on the shoulders of the Big Shoulders tonight. Tomorrow is a pre-dawn raid on the outskirts, and the we’re aiming the prow straight at Wisconsin.

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