Patrick Goddard is an artist and writer working in London. Recent works have taken the form of videos, books, performances and sculpture, all with an emphasis on observational anecdotes or research led articles, often utilising visual games or puns to offset sociological observances. Recent and forthcoming shows include Revolver II, Matt’s Gallery, Solo Show, London, (2014); Operation Paperclip, Comic launch and performance at Matt’s Gallery, London, (2014); and Open Film, Outpost Gallery, Norwich, (2013).
Ray Filar is a journalist and an editor at openDemocracy, working on the Transformation section. Their writing has been published in The Guardian, The Times, and the New Statesman, among others. Ray is interested in power and disadvantage, feminist and queer politics, (sub)culture, and other political struggles. They tweet, @rayfilar, their website is here.
Nicoline Van Harskamp lives and works in Amsterdam. Her work aims to address the function and power of the spoken word, and its ability to shape political thought and action. Using footage of public presentations and debates, records of conversational writing and other available or generated material, she writes the scripts for her video and performance pieces. Her film Yours in Solidarity was presented in different stages of completion at the MUAC in Mexico City, the Frankfurter Kunstverein, Manifesta 9 in Genk, the 2013 Shanghai Biennial, GMK in Zagreb, D+T Project Gallery in Brussels, the Sydney Biennial 2014 and elsewhere. In 2009 she won the Dutch national prize for contemporary art, Prix de Rome.