“With this art series I wanted to denounce the current social situation, the unbelievable racial facts of recent times.
The images from the suffocation of Eric Garner are horrible, uncivilized. This is a crazy and an unacceptable violence. We are experiencing a dangerous social regression and if America does not react to the rampant racism it will no longer be the country of freedom and dreams, but the country of oppression and injustice.” — AlexSandro Palombo, in conversation with the Daily Mail
After 26 years of broadcasting, Matt Groening’s yellow styled satire of modern American society continues to make The Simpsons relevant – both critically and en mass.
Turning Bart, Homer, Marg & Co. into African-Americans, artist AlexSandro Palombo borrows these popular pop culture icons to illustrate the ubiquitous phenomena of Police brutality — re-enacting recent incidents and fatalities of African-Americans at the hands of US law enforcement officers.