S: Ok so you’re here now, and I can see you’ve reinvented yourself as a scruffy working-class-hero-type in adult life
S: And you’re going to shake the very foundations of capitalism with your edgy banker-bashing artist film. And you’re hoping that I will, erm… that I will play the villain in your little morality tale of good verses evil.
P: I’m not going to Martin Bashir you Sam, that’s not really what I’m…
S: OK phew! that’s good because an artist making a film about anti-capitalism or whatever is about as transgressive as a child telling its mum that its brushed its teeth when in fact it hasn’t, so erm… yeah.
– Excerpt from Greater Fool Theory, (2015)
‘Go Professional’ is a trilogy of films by Patrick Goddard; Gone to Croatan (2014); Greater Fool Theory (2015) and Tune into Sanity FM (2017). Each 30-minute film will be presented in its own viewing environment, the gallery divided into three parts.
Goddard’s recent solo exhibitions include ‘Looking for the Ocean Estate’ Almanac Projects, London, November 2016, ‘Gone To Croatan’ at Outpost Gallery, Norwich, May 2015; ‘Revolver II’ at Matt’s Gallery, London, November-December 2014. Goddard completed an MFA at Goldsmiths University in 2011 and is currently studying for a doctorate at Oxford University, in Fine Art practice.