1xRun Thru Interview
La Farsa by Saner
1xRun: Tell us a little bit about the original piece, when was it created? What materials were used?
Saner: This piece is digital work. For this piece I thought it was better not to make it on canvas. I first drew it out and after put more details in digitally.
1xRun: When was the piece drawn and created?
Saner: This piece was created for a release of book about narco violence, the name of the book is “Farce”, and it tries to explain the utopic war with the government and the cartels.
1xRun: Tell us how the idea and execution came about?
Saner: Basically, the idea is a dance, like a ritual for a created lie.
1xRun: How long did the piece take?
Saner: Two days, I started first with the drawing and then put more color on the computer.
1xRun: What is unique about this piece?
Saner: The concept, I’m trying to explain in a simple form what happens in my country and the lies the governments tell us.
1xRun: Why should people buy this piece?
Saner: Because they have a special connection to the piece.
1xRun: Describe the print in one gut reaction word.
1xRun: When did you first start making art? What was your first piece?
Saner: When I’m a child. My first piece was “The Life.”
1xRun: What artists inspired you early on? What artists inspire you now?
Saner: Siqueiros, Gonzales Camarena, Orozco, Posadas, Del bosco, Velázquez, Goya, and many more. Now it is my friends, my family, and still many people around the world.
1xRun: Do you listen to music while you work? If so what? If not then what is your environment like when you work?
Saner: Yes, I can’t work without music, I listen to many different types, like, trios, dubstep and ska. I try to open my ear for eating any musical delicacy.
1xRun: If you could collaborate with any living artist who would it be and why?
Saner: I don´t have a special artist, I love collaborate with the persons, because any new project I can learn more to the life.
1xRun: If you could collaborate with any deceased artists who would it be and why?
Saner: Gonzales Camarena, because he is one of the best.
1xRun: What was the first piece of art that you bought? Do you still have it?
Saner: I’m not trying to buy, I try to change work with my friends.
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Find out more @ http://saner.com.mx/