Critical Writing Index

Masterpiece Theatre: Adad Hannah brings the art of the past into the new world of video

by Mark Clintberg

Canadian Art, Fall 2009, v. 26, no. 3, pp. 90-93

Mark Clintberg discusses the recent works of Montreal-based artist, Adad Hannah, to find out more about his fascination with art history, reappropriation, and the relationship between cinema and photography. The author highlights the works Cuba Still (Remake) and Two Mirrors to demonstrate Hannah's skills in creating historical interventions.

(Key Words: photography, video, cinema, reappropriation, art history, video projection)

ITEM 2009.120 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Tableaux VivantsAdad Hannah

The Raft of the Medusa (100 Mile House)Adad Hannah

Cuba Still (Remake)Adad Hannah

Eros and AphroditeAdad Hannah

Two MirrorsAdad Hannah