Image: Mark Wallinger, Vs., 1996. Carbon on paper. Image courtesy the artist.
This exhibition presented the work of artists from Argentina, Britain, Colombia and Mexico.
The selection procedure included an advertised opportunity for artists to enter proposals for new commissions.
The exhibition identifies the football stadium as an arena for the public display of national aspirations and anxieties.
Using photography, video, painting and installation, the artists referenced the imagery and text of football to explore the cultural environment of the game. Accompanied by a catalogue with an introduction by John Gill and contributions from Simon Kuper and Richard Williams. Artists: Adam Beebee, Roderick Buchanan, Freddy Contreras, Rosana Fuertes, Lucy Gunning, Crispin Jones, Gabriel Kuri, Simon Patterson, NatalieTurner, Martin Vincent and David Mackintosh, Mark Wallinger and Nick Waplington.