Anne O’Callaghan, The Watchers, Who is Listening Now and Collateral Damage, 2018, installation documentation.
Exhibition: April 22 - May 20, 2018
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 22, 2 - 4pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, May 6, 2018, 2 - 4pm
The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington is pleased to present Utopia! Who’s Listening Now an exhibition by artist, Anne O’Callaghan.
Anne O’Callaghan is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice incorporates a wide range of media, including text, and photo-based works, artist books, video, sound installation, and sculpture. For over three decades, O’Callaghan has devoted her artistic practice to the exploration of art and politics, memory, and the ways in which artists can effect change.
Utopia! Who’s Listening Now is an exhibition made up of a series of installations through which O’Callaghan responds to political events in our recent history. Her work aims to explore, subvert, and deconstruct the ways in which governments, police, institutions, and corporations have developed and employed methods of surveillance, communication, and propaganda.
Anne O’Callaghan is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans over three decades. Her practice includes performance, installation, video, and sculptural works devoted to the exploration of art, life and politics. O’Callaghan was born in Ireland and immigrated to Canada in 1968, where she earned a BFA from York University, Toronto. Her work has been presented in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada, Europe, and Asia.
The artist would like to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council, Norman Verrall Audio and Donna Carruthers.
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