ART & FOOTBALL
This page is part of the Ekkono training in values through football initiative. The objective is to contribute to the interpretation of contemporary problems through the link between Football and Art, offering different possibilities of reading and understanding this sport in the context of today’s society.
We will be uploading and sharing art works linked to football made by artists, with the aim of creating a «collection» of references with which to promote thinking and reflecting on this sporting practice, from different disciplines: illustration, video, sculpture, painting, etc.
ARTIST: ANA SERRANO (Artist and illustrator. 1983 – . USA)
TITLE: Narco Soccer
Silkscreen Printing. 2013
«Narco Soccer» reflects the influence of Latin American drug cartels on sport. Ana explains that in this illustration she focused on the corrupt side of sport. Using a childlike depiction of a soccer player running with a shadowy figure of the cartel behind him, referring to the many cases and speculations about cartels intervening in the outcomes of games in Mexico.