Adad Hannah was born in New York in 1971. He spent his childhood in Israel and England, before moving to Vancouver in the early 1980s. After studying fine arts at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design, he earned a master’s degree in visual arts at Concordia University. He lives and works in Montréal and Vancouver. His works are in a number of public collections, including those of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and the National Gallery of Canada. Among the events and exhibitions in which he has participated are the Prague Biennale in 2011 and the Liverpool Biennale in 2010.