Tanya Mars, Homage to Hannah Wilke and Virginia Woolf Mercer Union/7a*11d 1998 PHOTO Cheryl Rondeau
Homage to Hannah Wilke and Virginia Woolf
Saturday, November 7 8 pm
DeLeon White Gallery, 455 King St W
Curated by Paul Couillard and Louise Liliefeldt as part of Pousse-Café
Presented by Mercer Union
Once again Mars tips her hat to feminist history to create an ironic commentary on the sorry state of “woman’s place” as we approach the millennium.
Tanya Mars is a multidisciplinary performance and video artist who has been active in the Canadian art community for over 25 years. Her work conflates contemporary feminist and political issues with traditional performance art aesthetics to provide spectacular feminist imagery. She currently teaches at the University of Toronto Scarborough and St. George campuses. She divides her time between Toronto and Shelburne, Nova Scotia where she gardens avidly.