Patrick Goddard’s comedy film Animal Antics (2021) is set in a zoo in a world where the wild has ceased to exist. And Whoopsie the talking dog starts echoing familiar xenophobic phrases and ways of talking about culture & otherness.
Watch this interview with Patrick Goddard and catch the full film in HOME’s main gallery as part of British Art Show 9.
Image credit: Patrick Goddard, Animal Antics, 2021.© Patrick Goddard. Installation view, British Art Show 9, 2021-22, HOME. A Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition. Photo © Michael Pollard.