Flight Path – 2004 2013 (a never ending work)
Hand drawn map- crayons Steel table, printed chessboard, poems, image of Gold Helmet from Mesopotamia,
Baghdad Museum 1999 (missing-2004).
Drawings on Mylar, 18’ High by 36’ Wide
Flight Path, Visual Art Centre of Clarington, 2004
“…Contemporary art is a living reflection of our times and of today’s issues; it multiplies representations and questions about personal identity and the relationship of individuals with the world around them. In January 2004 Anne O’Callaghan participated in Baghdad Museum, a group exhibition (organized by Margaret Rodgers). Baghdad Museum was a response to the war in Iraq and the destruction of a people’s Cultural history and voice. Flight Paths is a continuation of that process for O’Callaghan, and her search for a way to respond to the turbulence in our times…“
Margaret Rogers, 2004
Much of my work is part of an evolving cycle of work, moving forward, and each new work gives me an opportunity to reconsider my past work, so that the current work evolves. There is no start and finish to the works.