Born in Marseille, France, Chantal Dahan now lives and works in Gatineau, Quebec. Dahan obtained a B.A. in Visual Arts from the University of Ottawa and an M.A. in Visual and Media Arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at The Ottawa Art Gallery, the UQÀM Gallery, the Centre d'exposition de la Maison de la culture du Plateau Mont-Royal, the Centre d'exposition de Val d'Or, the Centre d'exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, La Galerie Montcalm, and Axe Neo-7. She has also participated in group exhibitions in Quebec, Ontario, France and Korea. Her video productions Terra Terra and L’Essence des souvenirs were presented at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, in Montreal, in 2000-2001. Her video trilogy: Terra Incognita, Terra Terra and Terra Magica is part of The Ottawa Art Gallery's collection.