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Patrick Goddard | Revolver II Trailers: Operation Paperclip | Saturday 21 June 2014
Patrick Goddard, Operation Paperclip, 2014. Courtesy the artist.

Patrick Goddard, Launch of Operation Paperclip
Saturday 21 June 2014
7–9pm with a performance at 8pm

The first in a series of free public events throughout the summer that will act as introductory trailers to the autumn exhibition at Matt’s Gallery, REVOLVER II.

Operation Paperclip is the debut graphic novel by artist Patrick Goddard. The 78 page, black and white self published work is a black comedy about identity politics, free will and anarcho-individualism. The publication will be launched on the 21st with a commissioned text by Naomi Pearce and a debut of a new performance work by Goddard.

X Marks the Bökship is partnering with Matt’s Gallery specially for REVOLVER II to open a small bookshop and project space in the gallery foyer, which will be open on the night.

Patrick Goddard (b.1984) is an artist and writer working in London. He studied MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths University (2011) and BA Fine Art at Bath Spa University (2006). Forthcoming group exhibitions include: M.O.T. Project Space, London (Autumn 2014); IV Moscow International Biennale of Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (June 2014); Plattform, Stockholm (June 2014) and a performance, ‘Private vs Public: Activism, Economics and Politics Today’, as part of his Futurecamp residency at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire (June 2014. Recent group exhibitions include: ‘Click and Spill’, Salt + Powell / Artemis Project Space, York (2013); ‘Vanguard’, The Jewish Museum, Salonica (2013); and ‘Wendel, Open Your Door’, Cafe Gallery, (in association with The Woodmill GP), London (2013).

Operation Paperclip from Patrick Goddard on Vimeo.
Promotional film for debut graphic novel 'Operation Paperclip' (Patrick Goddard, 2014)
A black comedy about identity politics, the nature of evil and free will.
Available at: Gosh Comics, London; Orbital Comics, London; Page 45, Nottingham: OK Comics, Leeds; ICA book shop, London; or online at

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Born London, 1984. Lives and works in London Education 2009–11 MFA Goldsmiths University, London 2003–06 Fine Art BA (hons), Bath Spa University Solo Exhibitions 2012 So Far, So Good.. So What?, X Marks the Bökship, London 2009 A Play in One Act, The Agency Gallery, London 2008 We Regretfully Decline Your Invitation, The Agency Gallery (S.T.O.R.A.G.E), London 2007 A Slow Humour, Section Six Gallery, London Selected Group Exhibitions 2013 This Fanciful Digression (screening), Black Maria, London The Conch (screening), South London Gallery, London 2012 Minits 4, Flat Time House, The John Latham Foundationa and Archive, London Perspectivism, Slakthusateljéerna, Stockholm Minstrel and Chronicle, Hannah Barry Gallery, London Forehead 1, Sauna galley, London 2011 STRESSING SPIRITUAL NEEDS WHEN SELLING ICE-CREAM, DNA galerie, Berlin Kropla do Kropli I Bedzie Morze, Galeria AS, Krakow Other Peoples Problems, Project Space Leeds, Leeds Stockholm Syndrome, Bussey Building, London The Absurd Hero, Hatch Space, London 2010 Halligalli, Oktober Gallery, Dusseldorf The Devolution of Everyday Life. Vulpes Vulpes Gallery, London 2009 Alternative Risk Transfer, The Rag Factory, London Bright New, Bowie Gallery, Totnes The Basis of Optimism, Kunstraum T27 gallery, Berlin, Germany Antigone, Vulpes Vulpes Gallery, London One Week, Maverick Gallery, London 2008 Everybody Counts, Kunstlaboratorium, Oslo Soul Stripper, Project Midi, Brussels 2007 Untitled, Section Six Gallery, London

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