Hannah Collins was born in London in 1956. From 1989 to 2010 she lived and worked in Barcelona, and today lives between London and Almeria, Spain. Collins has received many awards including a Fulbright Scholarship and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1993. In 2015 a retrospective of her work was shown at the Sprengel Museum Hannover, in conjunction with the award of the Spectrum Prize. In addition to the Hannover retrospective publication, Collins’ last book was The Fragile Feast (2011). She has completed a recent body of work in Japan and has ongoing projects in Amazonia and the American South.