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Tyranny Of Bliss, 2004

Toronto: Fado Performance Art Inc, 2004

This series of performance art exhibitions involving various artists and situated around Queen's Park in Toronto was directed by Tanya Mars and co-directed by Odette Oliver.

"Tyranny of Blis is a modern day social satire with a cast of 30 performers. Loosely based on the pagent structure of the medieval Miracle/Mystery plays, Tyranny of Bliss looks at the current human condition from both utopian and dystopian perspectives, featuring imagery based on the 7 deadly sins and the 7 heavenly virtues."

(Excerpt from catalogue)

ITEM 2004.101 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Tyranny of BlissTanya Mars

co-director, Tyranny of BlissOdette Oliver