Animal Antics

Patrick Goddard

  • Exhibition

Event overview

Animal Antics is exhibiting at E-WERK as part of The Beasts, a collection of Patrick Goddard's work exploring the concept of mass extinction and the end of wilderness. 

Patrick Goddard's Animal Antics is an absurdist take on the effects of the Antropocene, from the perspective of a woman and her talking dog Whoopsie on a trip to the zoo.  Dicsussion of man’s disruptive relationship with the natural world, and its perceived distance from it, foregrounds scenes of diverse species on display in cages and glass enclosures.

Animal Antics by Patrick Goddard was commissioned in partnership with Film and Video Umbrella, Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN) and Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, E-WERK Freiburg, with support from Hayward Gallery Touring for British Art Show 9.

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