CURRICULUM VITAE


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2012

  • Unwrapping Rodin, Centre Space, Toronto, Canada. Solo.
  • The Artificical Full Moon, Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, Poland. Curated by Piotr Stasiowski.
  • Machines, Centre des Arts Enghien-les-Bains, Paris. Curated by Alan Theibault and Emmanuel Cusinier.
  • Adad Hannah: The Russians, Cirque du Soleil, Montreal. Curated by Sophie Joyal. Solo.
  • Seeking Beyond The Surface, University of Essex, UK.
  • Insertion Contamination Dispersion, Musée des beaus-arts de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec.

2011

  • Safari, collaboration with Denys Arcand, Musée des beaux arts de Montreal, Canada.
  • Object Indirect Object, DAÏMÕN / AXENÉO7, Gatineau. Curated by Marie-Helene Leblanc.
  • The Russians, Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain. Solo.
  • The Savage Transparence, Young Projects, Los Angeles. Curated by Paul Young.
  • Prague Biennial 5, Microna, Prague. Curated by Marius Tana and Horea Avram.
  • Silencia Para Cinco, Museo des Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile. Curated by Christian Viveros-Faune.
  • Urban Video Project: Summer Review, Emerson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
  • 5th International Video Art Biennial, Isreal Centre for Digital Art, Holon. Curated by Chen Tamir.
  • In Between Frames, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Lies that Tell the Truth, Khyber Arts Centre, Halifax. Hosted by Centre for Art Tapes.
  • Purlioned Stories, Doris McCarthy Gallery, Toronto. Curated by Sandy Saad.
  • SummerLive: Time Based Video Program, Vancouver 125 Celebration, Vancouver. Curated by Marlene Madison.
  • We Who Saw Signs, ICAS Gallery, Singapore. Curated by Guo Liang.
  • Videoderive dell’arte 3, Museo Villa dei Cedri de Bellinzona, Switzerland.
  • Canadian Biennial: It Is What It Is, National Gallery of Canada. Curated by Josée Drouin-Brisebois.
  • 5th International Video Art Biennial, Israeli Centre for Digital Art, Holon. Curated by Chen Tamir.
  • Reversing and 18 Minutes, LEEUM Museum, Seoul. Curated by Kyunghwa Koo.
  • No Windows, Belkin Satellite Gallery, Vancouver.

2010

  • Sobey Quebec Artists, Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal. Curated by Lesley Johnstone.
  • Adad Hannah: Masterpieces in Motion, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Curated by Mónica Ramírez-Montagut. Publication with essays by Ramírez-Montagut and Maria Nicanor. Solo.
  • 18 Minutes, video installation, LEEUM, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul. Curated by Kyunghwa Koo.
  • Adad Hannah: Cuba Still (Remake), Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon.
  • Liverpool Biennial, Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool. Curated by Sylvain Campeau.
  • Light Drifts, Matthieu Foss Gallery, Bombay. Curated by Eve Lemesle.
  • The Mirror Effect, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. Curated by Malcolm Smith.
  • CUE: Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery. Part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Curated by Christopher Eamon and Daina Augaitis.
  • Endlessly Traversed Landscapes. Public billboard project) as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Curated by Marlene Madison and Natalie Doonan.
  • Adad Hannah: Cuba Still (Remake), Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catherines, Ontario.
  • Adad Hannah: Peinture de genre comme figure de Still, Le Musée d'art contemporain des Laurentides, Saint-Jérôme. Curated by Eloi Desjardins. Publication produced.

2009

  • The Raft of the Medusa (100 Mile House), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain. Solo.
  • Connecting to Collections 2: Destinations, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia. Curated by Lisa Daniels.
  • Installations from the Collection: Christine Davis, Adad Hannah, Franz West, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal. Curated by Josée Bélisle.
  • All Is Vanity (Mirrorless Version), BMO Project Room, Toronto. Curated by Dawn Cain.
  • A Starting Point, Zendai MoMA, Shanghai. Curated by Shen Qibin and Biljana Ciric.
  • Here, Now, or Nowhere, Prairie Art Gallery, Alberta. Curated by Micah Lexier.

2008

  • Single Channel, Galerie Thomas Shulte, Berlin. Curated by Christopher Eamon.
  • 10th Anniversary Exhibition, SSamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Facts and Figures, Museum London, Ontario. Curated by Brian Meehan.
  • The Québec Triennial, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Catalog produced.
  • Intrus/Intruders, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Curated by Mélanie Boucher.
  • Art Multiples, Ke Center for Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China. Curated by Biljana Ciric.
  • Adad Hannah: Reflections, Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain. Solo.
  • Loop 08 International Video Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain. Solo presented by PFOAC, Montreal.
  • Intrude, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art. Curated by Biljana Ciric.
  • Stutter and Twitch, Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto. Curated by Chen Tamir.
  • Let Me Be Your Mirror, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina. Curated by Timothy Long.

2007

  • Nuit Blanche Toronto, Public project for City of Toronto. Curated by Michelle Jacques.
  • Stutter and Twitch, Center for Curatorial Studies Bard College, New York. Curated by Chen Tamir.
  • Videos and Not Videos, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Catalog. Solo Show.
  • Internal Logic: Camping, performance presented at Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada.
  • Adad Hannah: Museum Stills, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia. Solo.
  • Lollipop, Body and Consumption, Museum of 
Contemporary Art, Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • Adad Hannah: Recast and Reshoot, Mois de la Photo, Montreal. Curated by Marie Fraser. Solo.
  • Acting the Part: A History of the Staged Photograph, Vancouver Art Gallery. Touring.
  • Loop 07 International Video Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain. Solo presented by PFOAC, Montreal.

2006

  • Adad Hannah: Stills, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. Curated by Jonathan Watkins. Solo.
  • Acting the Part: A History of the Staged Photograph, National Gallery of Canada. Touring.
  • e-flux video rental, Various Locations. Curated by Andrea Grover. Ongoing.
  • Cuba Still (Remake), MediaCity Seoul Biennial, South Korea. Catalog produced.
  • Empieza el juego, Casa Encendida, Madrid & Casa Madrid, Zaragoza. Catalog produced.
  • MakeBelieve, Alberta Art Gallery. Group Show. Curated by Barbara Fischer and Catherine Crowston.
  • Fiction non Fiction, Surrey Art Gallery. Group Show. Curated by Liane Davison.
  • Viper Basel – International Media Art Festival, Switzerland.
  • Paul Butler’s Collage Party, Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, Montreal.
  • Open Studio 7, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea. Catalog produced.
  • Untitled, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto. Curated by Kelly Mark.

2005

  • Video Dictionary at Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL. Supported by Spanish Ministry of Culture.
  • Loop 05 International Video Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain. Presented by Galerie DNA, Berlin.
  • Cuba Still (Remake), Gallery B-312, Montreal. Part of Mois de la Photo. Catalog produced. Solo.
  • Room 112, WRO 05 International Media Arts Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland. Catalog produced.
  • Room 112, Edge Intermedia, St. John’s, Canada. Curated by Lori Clarke. Solo.
  • Room 112, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin. Presented by Marie-Josée Jean.
  • Room 112, Ace Art Inc, Winnipeg. Curator: Theo Sims. Critical text. Group show.
  • Anima, G39, Cardiff, Wales. Curated by Marthe Carrier. Catalog produced.
  • The Horse They Rode in On, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto. Curator: Kelly Mark. Group show.
  • Past/Present/Forever, Buia Gallery, New York. Curator: Jan Braar Christensen. Group show.
  • Euroscreen 21, Curated by Hubert-Baumann & Judith Nothnagel in cooperation with District of Wesel. Venues include: Museum Wesel, Lower Rhine, Germany; Fournos Center for the Art and New Technology, Athens, Greece; Contemporary Art Museum, Pescara, Italy; Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, Turkey; Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany; Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea, 2nd Busan Video-festival, Space Bandee / Busan, Korea; Korea Galeria e Arteve te Kosoves, Prishtina, Kosova; The Luigi Pecci Centro for Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy.
  • Samplesize, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax. Curator: Kelly Mark. Catalog.
  • Videomedeja 9, Novi Sad, Serbia. Curator: Ivana Sremcevic.
  • Urban Projections, Artengine, Ottawa, Canada. Curator: Darsha Hewitt. Group show.
  • Portraits & Landscapes, Kelowna, Canada. Curator: David Ross. Group show.
  • SeNef 2005, Seoul. Curator: Jeon Sung-kwon. Catalog produced.

2004

  • Viper Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland. Group show.
  • Loop 04 International Video Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain. Presented by Montevideo.
  • Youth Biennial Bucharest 2004, Bucharest, Romania. Director: Romelo Pervolovici.
  • Warsaw Electronic Festival 2004, National Gallery Zacheta, Poland. Curator: Jarek Grzesica.
  • Sur les traces de…, Lille, France. Curator: Nicole Gingras.
  • SeNef 2004, Ilmin Art Museum, Seoul. Curator: Jeon Sung-kwon. Catalog produced.
  • Room 112, Optica Gallery, Montreal. Curator: Marie-Josée Lafortune. Solo show.
  • Videomedeja 8, Novi Sad, Serbia. Curator: Ivana Sremcevic. Catalog produced.
  • Performance et Photographie, Dazibao. Curators: France Choinière & Michèle Thériault. Catalog.
  • Still & Folk, TPW, Toronto. Part of 2004 Images Festival. Essay by Steve Reinke. Solo.
  • Regarder, observer, surveiller. Séquence, Chicoutimi. Curated by Nicole Gingras.
  • Stills. Courtisane Festival, Gent, Belgium.
  • Stills. Exhibit at Festival aan de Werf, Utrecht, Netherlands. Curated by Yvonne Franquinet.
  • Dinner in Florida. Lille 2004 - Capitale européenne de la culture. Curator: Nicole Gingras.
  • 6th Biennial of Contemporary Art. Vrsac, Serbia. Selected by Observatoire 4.
  • International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal. Curator: Nicole Gingras. Catalog produced.
  • Musée d’art urbain, Public project with Alexandre Castonguay. Curator: France Gascon.

2003

  • Fréquences vidéos, Séquence, Chicoutimi (Québec). Curator: Nicole Gingras. Solo show.
  • Warsaw Electronic Festival 2003, Warsaw, Poland. Curator: Marta Klonowska.
  • G-niale Festival, Stralsund, Germany. Curator: Nicole Gingras.
  • Split International Festival of New Film, Split, Croatia. Curator: Nicole Gingras. Group show.
  • WRO 03 10th International Media Arts Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland. Catalog Produced.
  • Photophobia 5, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Group show.
  • IN/OUT International Festival of the Digital Image, Prague, Czech Republic. Catalog.
  • IN/OUT Budapest, Gallery Trafu, Budapest, Hungary. Curators: Pavel Vancat & Ivan Mecl.
  • DIG 2, Artists Space, New York. Curator: Lauri Firstenberg. Group show.
  • International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal. Curator: Nicole Gingras. Catalog produced.
  • Love Show, Press Play, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Group show.
  • Still (a pavlovian video installation), Dare-Dare, Montreal. Group show.

2002

  • 10th Visual Arts Biennial, Pancevo, Yugoslavia. Curator: Svetlana Mladenov. Catalog produced.
  • Stills, SAW Gallery, Ottawa. Solo. Curators: Jennifer Fisher & Jim Drobnick. Catalog produced.
  • Mope//02, Vasa City Arthall, Vasa, Finland. Group show.
  • Laboratories, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Video installation in BUILD room. Catalog.
  • Fabrications, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver. Group show.

2000

  • Head Shots, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver. Group show.

1999

  • On/Off, Dynamo Gallery, Vancouver. Collaborative work with Mark Neufeld.
  • 1999, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver. Group show.

1997

  • Vsa, Eccad, Eciad Alumni Invitational, Vancouver. Group show.

1994

  • Modern Decades ‘64-’94, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver. Group show. Catalog produced.

1993

  • New Prints, Heffel Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Drawings by Artists, Sculptors & Architects, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver. Group show.

GRANTS & AWARDS

2011

  • Quebec Arts Council – Research and Creation Grant.
  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – Travel Grant.

2010

  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – Travel Grant.

2009

  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – Research and Creation Grant.
  • Canada Council - Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for Mid-Career Artist.

2008

  • Quebec Arts Council - Research and Creation Grant.
  • Canada Council - Research and Creation Grant.

2007

  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – for travel to LOOP Art Fair in Barcelona.
  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – for travel to New York for DiVA Art Fair.

2006

  • Canadian Embassy in Seoul – Grant to assist with Ssamzie Space Catalog.
  • Canadian Embassy in Madrid – Grant to assist with Casa Encendida exhibition.
  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – for travel to Seoul for Ssamzie Space Residency.
  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – for travel to Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

2005

  • Canada Council for the Arts – for travel to Poland for WRO 05 Biennial.

2004

  • Bogdanka Poznanovic Award for best installation or new media work. 8th Videomedeja International Video Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro.
  • Best Installation/New Media Award presented by the Images Festival for Folk & Still at Gallery TPW, this award honours the strongest new Canadian or international installation or new media work in the festival.
  • Canada Council for the Arts – for travel to Korea.
  • Conseil des Arts et des Lettres – for travel to Serbia.

2003

  • WRO 03 10th International Media Arts Biennale – Second Place/Honourable Mention.

2002

  • CIAM (Centre interuniversitaire des arts médiatiques) – Full CIAM Grant. To help produce a new series of Stills in museums and galleries.
  • Canadian Centre for Architecture – First Place Charette 2002. Awarded for a group design for an interstitial architectural intervention.
  • Concordia University – Graduate Scholarship, Fine Arts. To help offset the tuition costs for my third and fourth semesters at Concordia.
  • British Columbia Arts Council – Senior Scholarship Award. To help offset the tuition costs for my third and fourth semesters at Concordia.

2001

  • Canada Council for the Arts Inter-Arts Dissemination Grant. To launch and complete a coast-to-coast North American performance art tour.
  • British Columbia Arts Council – Senior Scholarship Award. To help offset the tuition costs for my first two semesters at Concordia.

2000

  • Canada Council for the Arts Inter-Arts Creation Grant. To research and create Clowns in the City: Soft Interventions and Subtle Subterfuge. Presented at Western Front April 11, 2001.
  • British Columbia Arts Council – Project Assistance for Visual Artists. To assist in the research and creation of Clowns in the City: Soft Interventions and Subtle Subterfuge. Presented at Western Front April 11, 2001.

1999

  • Visual Arts Development Award. Vancouver Foundation/Contemporary Art Gallery. Funding to learn digital video production and theory from video artist Ruby Truly.

EDUCATION

  • 2004 Master of Fine Arts degree from Concordia University, Montreal.
  • 1999 Mentorship for digital video production and theory from video artist Ruby Truly.
  • 1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver.
  • 1994 Fine Arts Diploma (4 year program) from Emily Carr College of Art and Design.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
  • Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Canada.
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada.
  • Musée d’art de Joliette, Quebec, Canada.
  • LEEUM Museum, Seoul.
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
  • Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Quebec City.
  • Ke Center for Centemporary Art, Shanghai, China.
  • SSamzie Collection, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Surrey Art Gallery, Canada.
  • Musée d'art contemporain des Laurentides, Quebec, Canada.
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Mordes Collection, Miami, U.S.
  • The Canada Council Art Bank / La Banque d'oeuvres d'art du Conseil des Arts du Canada.
  • La collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art du Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

RECENT PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2011

  • Artist Talk and Studio Visits, UBC Kelowna Fine Arts Department, Kelowna, Canada.

2010

  • Masterpieces in Motion, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut.
  • Artist Talk, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada.
  • Artist Talk, The Yukon Arts Centre and Yukon School of Visual Arts, Whitehorse, Canada.
  • Artist Best Practices Workshop, Galerie SAW, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Artist Talk, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

2009

  • Artist Talk and Studio Visits, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada.
  • Artist Talk, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

2008

  • Panel Discussion on Working with Permanent Collections, Musée National de Québec, Canada.
  • Panel Discussion on Mirrors, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada.
  • Artist Talk, University of Regina, Regina, Canada.

2007

  • Artist Talk, Australian National University School of Art, Canberra.
  • Stills, talk presented at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

2006

  • Stills, talk presented at Alberta Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada.
  • Stills, talk presented at Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Stills, talk presented at Emily Carr College for the Contemporary Art Society Vancouver.

2005

  • Stills, talk presented at Edge Intermedia, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
  • Video Work, talk presented at Ace Art, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Stills, talk presented at WRO 05 International Media Arts Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Zoetrope, paper presented at R/Evolution IV: Teckno-Praxi, Concordia University, Montreal.
  • Stills, talk presented at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada.

2004

  • Stills, talk presented at Belgrade Student Cultural Centre, Serbia.

2003

  • Still, talk presented at conference Si, Alors, Sinon, Daïmon at Axe Neó 7, Hull, Quebec.
  • Interstices, WRO 03 10th International Media Art Biennale, Poland. Catalog Produced.

2001

  • The Human Faux Pas Tour, An artist’s talk at the Canada Council for The Arts, Ottawa.

2000

  • Examine Your Devices They’re Exciting and Divisive, 7th Havana Biennial, Cuba. Catalog Produced.
  • Community Art Panel Discussion, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver.