John Hanna graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Graz University of Technology in 2014. During his study years, he volunteered and worked with housing and shelter organizations in Zambia, Egypt and Brazil. In the past few years, he worked closely with contemporary art institutions in Graz and in Cairo. Hanna is a third year PhD candidate at the Chair History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology, and a member of Border Conditions and Territories research group. His research project addresses the spatiality of urban conflicts, laying a special focus on everyday practices under conditions of armed violence in Beirut and Paris.