Omer Fast works with film, video, and television footage to examine how individuals and histories interact with each other in narrative. He mixes sound and image into stories that often veer between the personal and the media’s account of current events and history exploring the various possibilities offered by cinematic medium.
Omer Fast’ s work has been recently exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Kunstverein Hannover, Barbican Art Gallery, London; Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel MUMOK- Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; The Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin and Centre Pompidou Paris. In 2008 Omer Fast participated in the Whitney Biennial and received the Bucksbaum Award and in 2009 he was awarded the Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst.
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