OMER FAST

1972                        Born in Jerusalem
                                Lives and works in Berlin

Education

1997 - 2000            MFA Hunter of the City University of New York

1990 - 1995             BA/BFA Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015                Jeu de Paume, Paris


2014                Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 2013 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

                        Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal Imperial War Museum, London

                        OK Zentrum, Linz

                        Schaustelle, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich Arratia Beer, Berlin

                        gb agency, Paris        

                        Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv

                        The Rose Art Museumn Brandeis University, Waltham

2012                Power Plant, Toronto

                        Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

                        Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya           

                        Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden

2011                 Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne Model Art Center, Sligo

                        Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen                   

                        La Caixa Forum, Barcelona

                        Netherlands Media Arts Institute, Amsterdam

2010                Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland gb agency, Paris

                        Arratia Beer, Berlin

                        Berlin Documentary Forum, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin 2009 Whitney                                     Museum of American Art, New York

                        Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley

                        South London Gallery, London

                        Lunds Konsthall, Lund

                       Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

                      Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Kunsthaus Baselland,                           Basel

                      Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis Postmasters Gallery, New York Performa,                             New York

2008             Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover

                      Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Galerija Miroslav                         Kraljevic, Zagreb

                      gb agency, Paris

2007             Arratia, Beer, Berlin     

                     Museum of Modern Art, Mumok, Vienna 

                     Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis  

                     Vox Contemporary Art Center, image contemporaine, Montreal gb agency, Art                                  Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel

2006           gb agency, Paris

2005           Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh (with Nam Jun Paik)

                    Postmasters Gallery, New York   

                    International Institute for Visual Arts, INIVA, London Midway Contemporary,                                         Minneapolis

2004           National Center of Photography, Paris Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich Frankfurter                           Kunstverein, Frankfurt

                    Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam (with Jeanne Faust)

                    gb agency, Basel

2003           Center for Contemporary Art, Fribourg

                    Postmasters Gallery, New York

                    Project Room, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt 2002 gb agency, Paris

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014             Unstable Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem Transformed Visions, Tate Modern, London

                       Smart New World, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

                       artesmundi 6 exhibition, Contemporary Galleries, National Museum, Cardiff

                       Trop humain. Artistes des XX et XXI ème siècles devant la souffrance, Musée International

                     de la Croix-rouge et du Croissant rouge, MAMCO, Genève

                       Art-Histories, Museum der Moderne MdM, Salzburg

                      Propaganda for Reality, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

                      Death is Your Body, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt

                      Berlinale, International filmfestpiele, Berlin

                      Will Happiness Find Me? Ten artists from the Ishikawa Collection, Okayama, Tokyo Opera                     City Art Gallery, Tokyo

                       Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, CAFAM Biennale, Central Academy of Fine Arts                              Museum, Beijing

                      Display of the Collection, Tate Modern, London

                      The Sensory War, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

                      In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

                      Kino und der kinomatographische Blick, MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen

                      Reality is not enough, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

                      Selection from the Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Filament,                               Experimenter, Kolkata

                      TV, City Art Gallery, Ljubljana

                       In Progress (Works from the Collection), Museum of Modern Art, Vienna

                       Living with War: Artists on War and Conflict, The Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

                      Je leur mens, MAGASIN-Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble

                      A Sense of Place, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Hamilton                             Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

2013            Fassbinder Now, Deutsches Filminstitut, Filmmuseum, Frankfurt

                    Every Day Matters, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen

2012            Our Selves, Melbourne Festival, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

                    gb agency, Focus, Frieze NY, New York

                      The Monster that is History, Taipei Biennial, Taipei dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel

                      Made in Germany II, Sprengel Museum, Hannover Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton

                      Cantastoria, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City

                      Lost Places, Hamburger Kunstalle, Hamburg

                      More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, SITE Santa Fe, travels to the Minneapolis Institute                       of Arts (MIA), Minneapolis 

                      Ray, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt

                      Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction, Arnolfini, Bristol                      

                      On Apology, CCA Wattis Intitute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco

                      Bild gegen Bild, Haus der Kunst, Munich

                      True Stories: Scripted Realities, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

                    Weighted Words, Zabludowicz Collection, London

                    International Rotterdam Festival, Rotterdam

                      Chroniques d’une disparition, DHC/ Art, Montreal

                      Affinités, déchirures & attractions, Frac Alsace, Selestat

2011            Playing among the Ruins, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

                     Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey Dublin                              Festival, Dublin

                     ILLUMInazioni – ILLUMInations, La Biennale di Venezia, Venezia

                    We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection Curatorial Open, London Staging

                    Documentary, Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich

                    Found in Translation, Guggenheim Museum, New York

                   History in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow

                    Aschemünder, Sammlung Goetz at Haus der Kunst, Munich

                   Open House, Singapore Bienniale, Singapore

                   Speak, Memory, Stroom Den Haag, Den Haag

                   Petite Chasse au Snark, FRAC Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier

2010

Highlights from the Kunstfilm Biennale, Kunstwerke, Berlin

51st October Salon...the night pleases us..., Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade

The more things change, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

A Million and One Days, Lithuanian National Gallery of Art, Vilnius

New Vision programme, Documentary Film Festival CPH:DOX, Copenhagen

In What We Trust, Art Miami, Miami

Forbidden Love, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz

Cultures of the Copy, Edith Russ Haus, Oldenburg/Goethe Institut, Hong Kong 5x5, Espai d’Art Contemporani, Castello

Videodrome, Autocenter, Berlin

Hinter der vierten Wand, Generali Foundation, Wien

Talking Heads, Ireland Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin

Auto Kino, temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin

Che Cosa Sono Le Nuvole, Museion, Bolzano

2009

Performa 09, New York (commissioned project “Talk Show”) Prize 2009 of the National Gallery, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Actors & Extras, Argos Centre for Art and Media, Brussels The Eye in the Door, Kunsthalle Nikolaj, Copenhagen
The Same River Twice, Intitute of Modern Art, Brisbane Polyglottolalia, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm

New Frontiers, Sundance Film Festival, Park City Medium Religion, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Ireland De l’interpretation, Zoo Galerie, Nantes
V.O.S.T. OV/OT, iMAL, Brussels.

2008

Equivalence: Acts of Translation in Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Medium Religion, ZKM/Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe

On the Subject of War, Barbican Art Gallery, London

Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool

The Green Room, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

THE SOUL (or, Much Trouble in the Transportation of Souls), Manifesta 7, Trento

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Present Tense, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderna, Las Palmas

Les Inquiets, cinq artistes sous la pression de la guerre, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Biennale Cuvée, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz

The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. Decoder:

Selected Works from the 3rd Contour Biennial for Video Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Vilnius 

Lügen.nirgends, Austellungshalle zeitgenösische Kunst, Münster

Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War, Blackwood Gallery / JM Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto; Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal

Made Up, Liverpool Biennial International 08, Liverpool

Visite: Von Gerhard Richter bis Rebecca Horn, Kunst und Austellungshalle, Bonn

The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image/ Part II: Realisms, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

Wandering in Contemporary Videoart, Magazzini del SaleMusei Civici, Siena

Pick - up, Stunck Kunstencentrum, Leuven

Decoder, Contour Video Biennale, Mechelen

History Will Repeat Itself, Hartware Medienkunstverein, Dortmund / travels to Kunstwerke, Berlin

Mystic Truths, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

Closed Circuit: New Media Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Visite: Contemporary Art in Germany, Center for Fine Arts, Brussels

Cross-Border, Museum of Art, Stuttgart

Re-, Site Gallery, Sheffield

Collateral, When Art looks at Cinema, Hangar Bicocca, Spacio d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan Raised by Wolves, The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

2007

Filmische Wahrheiten, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg

The Colonial Show, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville

2006

We All Laughed At Christopher Columbus, Platform Garanti, Istanbul

Simulation Games, Edith Russ House, Oldenburg

I, Direct Ontology, Futura Gallery, Prague travelling to Secession, Vienna

Why Pictures Now: New Media Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, Vienna

Mercury in Retrograde, De Appel Center for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam

Cut/Film as Found Object, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa

2005

Cut/Film as Found Object, Milwaukee Art Museum/Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami

Narrow Focus, Tranzit, Bratislava

Second Sight, Prague Biennial, Czech National Museum, Prague

The Imaginary Number, Kunstwerke, Berlin

Covering the Real, Museum of Fine Arts, Basel

Reprocessing Reality. New Perspectives on Art and the Documentary, Château de Nyon, Nyon, travels to PS1, New York

Fair Use: Appropriation in Recent Film and Video, Hammer Museum, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles

Life: Once More, Witte de With, Rotterdam
2004

Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; travels to Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino in 2005

Pickup, Public, Paris

Voluntary Memory, Austrian Cultural Forum, London

Rear View Mirror, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Moving Picture Desire, Busan Biennale, Busan

A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Postmasters Gallery, New York

Storytelling, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York Video X, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York

Facing Footage, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt

2003

Works from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Basel

Incommunicado, Hayward Gallery Traveling Exhibition: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich; Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh; Cornerhouse, Manchester Gestes d’attention, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse Gestes d’attention, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse

Hidden In a Daylight, Foksal Gallery Foundation in collaboration with 3rd Annual Film Festival, Cieszyn

Kaap Helder, art from a natural source, Kunst en Cultuur Noord-Holland, Harlem

Arcadia, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

In Media Res, Information, Contre-Information, galerie Art et Essai, Université Rennes, Rennes

Contemporary Art/Recent Acquisitions, Jewish Museum, New York

(based upon) True Stories, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

Pol.i.tick, Williams College Museum of Art, Willimastown 

Voir Grand/Think Big, Saidye Bronfman Center for the Arts, Montreal

Film in der Kunst: Omer Fast and Jeanne Faust, Kultur Kreis Award, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam

Recent Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

Media Field: politick, Williams College Museum of Art, Willimastown

2002

Monitor: Video II, Gagosian Gallery, New York Here and Now, Büro Friedrich, Berlin

While U Wait, MOT London, London

Submerge, New art from NY, Kunstbunker Nürnberg, Nuremberg

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Second Site, Alumni Exhibition, Hunter College MFA Gallery, New York

Inside-Out, 5th Festival of New Art in Berlin, Berlin

LISTE 02, The Young Art Fair, gb agency, Basel

2001

Video Jam, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach

Affinités Narratives, gb agency, Paris

Weak Architecture, Midway Initiative Gallery, St. Paul

Travelling Scholars, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Hors-Jeu (Out of Bounds), gb Agency, Paris

Salad Days, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York

Some New Minds, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

Death Race 2000, Thread Waxing Space, New York

2000 Momenta Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (with Akiko Ichikawa)

Breakin’ In A New Partner, M.F.A Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York

 

Selected Bibliography

2013

Tim Ackermann, “Wenn Eltern ihre Kinder auswechseln”, die Welt, January 12, 2013

Charles Darwent,“Visual art review: 5,000 Feet is the Best - How truth and fiction became blurred”, The Independant, August 24, 2013

Blake Gopnik, “The Art of Work, Hard-Core Edition”, The New York Times, October 2, 2013

Christy Lange, “The Line between voyeurism, surveillance and weaponized vision is dependant on who operates the technology and for what purposes”, Frieze, issue 155, May 2013

Sophie Williamson, “Omer Fast: 5,000 Feet is the Best”, Art Monthly, September 2013

Tim Ackermann, “Wenn Eltern ihre Kinder auswechseln”, Die Welt, January 12, 2013

Thomas Wulffen, “Omer Fast”, Kunstforum, Band 220, 2013, S. 274

Maia Gianakos, “Omer Fast at Arratia Beer” Art Agenda, January 18, 2013

2012

Bryne McLaughlin, “Omer Fast On Making The News New Again” Canadian Art, September 20, 2012

Kate Warren “Unstable Realities in Omer Fast’s 5000 Feet is the Best” Discipline No. 2, Autumn

Jennifer Allen, “Documenta: Blick zurück nach vorn” Frieze D/E (cover), Summer 2012

Smadar Sheffie “Allegory of the Cave” Haaretz, February 8, 2012

Ines Kleesattel “Omer Fast at Kölnischer Kunstverein” Springerin Magazine, 1/12

Ellie Armon Azoulay “Video Artist Omer Fast Examines Power Relations” Haaretz, February 2

Astrid Wege “Omer Fast at Kunstverein Cologne” Artforum, February 2012

2011

Daniel Kothenschulte “Der Tod sitzt am Computer” Monopol Magazine, December 2011

Barbara Casavecchia “La Verità da 6 Punti di Vista” La Repubblica, November 19, 2011

Paolo Russo “Transmettere una storia alla maniera di Omer Fast” La Repubblica, November 18, 2011

Fabian Granzeuer “Ritt auf der Rakete” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 15, 2011

Catrin Lorch “Ein Kasten fürs Märchen” Süddesutsche Zeitung, November 10, 2011

David Verdeure, “Omer Fast” Rekto Verso Number 48, September-October 2011 (in Flemish)

Claire Bishop “Safety in Numbers” Artforum, September 2011

Rasmus Hungnes, “Omer Fast Show” Natt&Dag, July 2011 (in Norwegian)

Lucette Ter Borg “Bij Omar [sic] Fast is niets wat het eigenlijk lijkt” NRC Handelsblad, 16.6.2011

Emily Nathan “Omer Fast: The Man Behind the Curtain” Artnet (online) 15.4.2011

Sacha Bronwasser, “Omer Fast at NIMK” Volksrant, May 30 2011

Barbara Pollack, “True Lies?”Artnews, Volume 110/Number 2, February 2011

2010

Christy Lange, “Shooting Gallery” Frieze Magazine, Issue 132, June-August, 2010

Andreas Schlaegel, “Nothing But the Truth” Programma Magazine, Spring 2010 

Marc Godfrey, TJ Demos, Eyal Weizman, Ayesha Hammed “Rights of Passage, Tate Etc. Issue 19

James Trainor, “Truth Bends & Decays As It Travels” Art Asia Pacific, Issue 68, May/June, 2010

Claudia Wahjudi, “Omer Fast: Talk Show” Zitty Magazine, Berlin, May 2010

Tina Wasserman, Duplicated Replications: The Interventions of Omer Fast Afterimage, Vol 37 No 5

Nav Haq, “Foresight into the New African Century” Kaleidoscope Magazine, Issue 5, Feb/March,

Joseph Wolin, “Omer Fast, Nostalgia” Time Out New York, February 4-10, 2010

Kevin McGarry, “Subliminal Hypothesis” Rhizome, February Issue, 2010

Shane McAdams, “Omer Fast” Brooklyn Rail, February Issue, 2010

Holland Cotter, “Is it Reality or Fantasy? Omer Fast” New York Times, January 8, 2010

2009

Kari Rittenbach, “Dramatic Witness: The Art of Omer Fast” Art in America

Carly Berwick, “The Truth Is Out There” New York Magazine, December 14-28

Emily Stokes, “Performa 09, New York” Financial Times, November 17, 2009

Joshua Mack “Performa 09: Omer Fast, Talk Show” ArtReview, November 17, 2009

Patricia Maloney, “Omer Fast at Berkeley Art Museum” Artforum.com Critics Pick, November

Leigh Markopoulos, “Nostalgia/Matrix 230” Art Practical, Issue #4

Skye Sherwin, “Omer Fast at South London Gallery” Time Out London, November 6, 2009

Marcus Verhagen, “Pleasure & Pain: Omer Fast” Art Monthly, Issue #330, October, 2009

“Back to the Present” Interview in Displayer #3

"Missing in Action” William Pym, Art Asia Pacific, November/December 2009

Jennifer E. Quick, “The Dialectics of Time” Trajectories, Art Gallery/University of Maryland, 2009

Joey Anderson, “Of Coffins and Kids” Cornell Daily Sun, October 20, 2009

Kate Green, “De Grote Boodschap in Museum Contemporary Art, Denver” ArtInfo, January 2009

Jens Bisky, “Wenn ein Europäer in Afrika um Asyl bittet” Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 11 

Elisabeth Lebovici/Maria Muhle, Omer Fast, Afterall, Spring

Kristina Tieke, Omer Fast, Artist Kunstmagazin, Issue 78

Barbara Casavecchia, Omer Fast: Redacting Mousse

Eva Scharrer, Omer Fast im Kunsthaus Baselland Kunstbulletin, March

2008

Kolja Reichert Wortentzug, Der Tagesspiegel, December 23

Buddy Kite, Omer Fast and the News, Esquire, December

Chen Tamir, Omer Fast: New Magic Realism, Flash Art, October

Adrian Searle, Cowpokes and Yetis, The Guardian, September 23

Sarah Rosenbaum-Kranson, Interview, Museo Magazine ,www.museomagazine.com/10/rosen baumkranson

Charlotte Higgins, Liverpool Biennial: A Patchy Event, Guardian, September 19

Mary Voelz Chandler, Two Perspectives on Truth, Rocky Mountain News, September 4

Blake Gopnik, Take Time to Rewind at the Hirshhorn’s Realisms, The Washington Post, June 21

Joanna Fiduccia, A Multiple I, Uovo, Issue 17/Faits Divers, April

Gideon Lewis-Kraus, The Reanimator (Published online), Nextbook.org

Naoko Kaltschmidt, Wiederholung und Widerhall, Issue #6 (Published online) www.textem.de/1502.0.html

Bert Rebhandl, Omer Fast at Arratia Beer, Frieze, Issue 114, April

Kenneth Baker, Highlights from the Whitney Biennial, San Francisco Chronicle, March 22 Rainer

Bellenbaum, Dispositiv Wechsel III, Camera Austria, Issue 101

Blake Gopnik, Indelible Impressions, Washington Post, March 7

Joanna Fiduccia, Critic’s Pick: Omer Fast/GB Agency, Online, February

Sean James Rose, Incertains Regards, Libération, 19 February

Guillaume Desanges, Omer Fast at gb Agency, Exit, #33, February

Tom Holert, Attention Span, Artforum, February

Astrid Mania, Omer Fast at Arratia, Beer, Art Review, January

Thomas Seifert, Irak-Krieg, Kunst und Realität, Die Presse, 4 January

2007

Mark Godfrey, Casting Doubt: Omer Fast at the Mumok, Vienna, Texte Zur Kunst, #68, December

Dominikus Müller, Ohne Drehschluss, Artnet, November 6

Dominik Kamalzadeh, Narben der Erinnerung, Der Standard, October 19

Miriam Müller, Trau keinem Film trau keinen Bildern, Berliner Zeitung, October 30

Frank Westermeyer, The Casting, Schnitt Film Magazine, #48

2006

Simon Rees, Omer Fast at gb Agency, Art US, Issue 13, May/June

Mark Godfrey, Making History, Frieze, March/April

Thierry Davila, Omer Fast at gb agency, ArtPress, March 

Carly Berwick, Penguins, Lies and Videotape, Artnews, February

Alexandre Quoi, Omer Fast: Godville, ParisArt, February

Claire Moulène, Omer Fast, A Paris, Les Inrocktibles, January 18-24

Elisabeth Lebovici, Passé Décomposé, Libération, January

Joshua Mack, Omer Fast: Godville, Modern Painters, January 2005

Emily Hall, Omer Fast at Postmasters, Artforum, December

Brian Boucher, Omer Fast at Postmasters, Art in America, December 2005

Eliza Williams, Omer Fast at InIVA, London, ArtReview, December 2005

Daniel Baird, Godville, The Brooklyn Rail, November, 2005

Holland Cutter, Omer Fast at Postmasters, New York Times, October 7, 2005

Rachel Withers, The Fast Lane, The New Statesman, October 3, 2005

Bill O’Driscoll, Tell A Vision, Pittsburgh City Paper, September 14, 2005

Sven Lütticken, Gated History, Texte Zur Kunst, Volume 59, September 2005

Ruth Lopez, Fresh Revisions, Time Out / Chicago, July 21 – 28, 2005

Ulrich Gutmair, Macht nur soviel Ihr könnt, Netzeitung, August 2, 2005

Mary Abbe, Below the Radar, Star Tribune, Minneapolis, May 27, 2005

Peter Campbell, At the Whitechapel, London Review of Books, Vol.27, January 6, 2005

2004

Simon Gould, Voluntary Memory, Contemporary, Issue 70, December Omer Fast,

Contemporary Visual Arts n°61, March 2004

Omer Fast au Centre national de la Photographie, Les Inrockutibles, February-March

Sandra Danicke, Was wahr sein könnte, February 4

Konstanze Crüwell, Eine Nagelschere für den Vorgarten, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 28

2003

Felicity Lunn, Fiction or Reality, Artforum, December

Jennifer Ostrower, Omer Fast at Postmasters, Art in America, October

Anke Kempkes, Hidden in Daylight, Frieze #78, October

Jennifer Allen, Openings: Omer Fast, Artforum, September

Chris Chang, Vision: Omer Fast, Film Comment, July/August

Brian Boucher, History, Memory, Fiction, Published online bbs.thing.net, May

Rachel Stevens, Omer Fast at Postmasters, Flash Art, May/June

Roberta Smith, Omer Fast at Postmasters, New York Times, April 18

“Goings on about Town: Omer Fast at Postmasters” New Yorker, April 21-28

David Deitcher, Get Real: Two contemporary Israeli artists subvert the documentary tradition, Time Out New York, April 10-17

(based upon) true stories (Review) Régis Durand, Art Press, April

Silke Hohmann, Wenn ich Soldat bin, Frankfurter Rundschau, February 19

Christoph Schütte, Blick aus dem Panzer, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 18

2002

Emmanuelle Lequeux, Omer Fast: Citoyen d’un Monde qui Cloche, Le Monde, (Aden), June 19

Charlotte Laupard, Think Fast, Technikart (Paris) issue 64, July-August

Holland Cotter, Never Mind the Art Police, These Six Matter, New York Times, May 5

Holland Cotter, Art in Review: Second Site, New York Times, March 21

Susan Wise, Omer Fast and Akiko Ichikawa at Momenta Art, Williamsburg Quarterly 

Ken Johnson, Death Race 2000, New York Times, December 22

 

Publications and Catalogs

2013

Drone Encounters, Matt Delmont, American Quartely


2012

Omer Fast, 5,000 Feet is the Best, co-published by Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo and The

Power Plant, Toronto

2011

Medium Religion, ZKM/center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and Verlag der Buchhandlung

Walther König, Köln Aschemünder, Sammlung Goetz at Haus der Kunst, Hatje Cantz Verlag

2010

In Memory: Omer Fast (Monograph) Published by the Green Box, Berlin

A Million and One Days, Lithuanian Art Museum

Che Cosa Sono le Nuvole ? Works from the Enea Righi Collection, edition Kaleidoscope Press, Milano

Un pays supplémentaire, Pascale Cassagneau, Editions Beaux Arts de Paris

The Art of Tomorrow, Distanz

2009

Omer Fast, Editions Lunds Konsthall

2008

2008 Biennial Exhibition, published by the Whitney Museum of American Art/Yale University Press 

The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image, published by Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

Les Inquiets: Cinq Artistes sous la Pression de la Guerre, Éditions du Centre Pompidou, Paris

The Casting, Monographie published by Museum of Modern Art, Vienna and Walter König Verlag

The Greenroom, Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art, CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, Catalog, New York

Omer Fast, text by Matthias Michalka, Mumok, Walter König Editions

2007

Book Future Amnesia, Pascale Cassagnau, Isthme éditions, Paris

Catalogue Manifesta, Bolzano

Mystic Truths (catalogue), Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

2006

Why Pictures Now, published by Mumok, Vienna and Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg

Report (Not Annoucement), published by Basis voor Aktuele Kunst, ed. by Binna Choi

2005

Godville, published by Midway Contemporary Art and Revolver Verlag

Experience, Memory, Reenactment, edited by Anke Bangma, Steve Rushton and Florian Wüst, published by Piet Zwart Institute in collaboration with Revolver Verlag

Cut/Film as Found Object, Stefano Basilico, published by Milwaukee Museum of Art

Second Sight, Prague Biennale, published by the National Galerie, Prague

The Imaginary Number, Anselm Franke, published by Kunstwerke, Berlin

Covering the Real: Art and the Press Picture from Warhol to Tillmans, Hartwig Fischer, published by Museum of Fine Arts, Basel, and Dumont Verlag, Cologne

Reprocessing Reality, by Claudia Spinelli, Château de Nyon

Life, Once More: Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary Art, Sven Lütticken, published by Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

2004

Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life, Iwona Blazwick, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, published by Skira Editore

Beyond Form: Architecture and Art in the Space of Media, Omar Calderon, Christine Calder on, Peter Dorsey, editors, Lusitania Press, New York

Moving Picture Desire, Busan Biennale

2003

Facing Footage: Film in Art, published by Ars Viva, Kultur Kreis der deutschen Industrie Cream 3: Contemporary Art in Culture, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Phaidon Press, London Incommunicado, published by Hayward Gallery, London

Fast Forward: Media Art, Sammlung Goetz, published by Ingvild Goetz, Munich

In Media Res: Information, Contre-Information, Galerie Art & Essai, Universite Rennes Printemps de Septembrer: Gestes, published by Actes Sud, Toulouse

Hidden in a Daylight, Festival Era New Horizons in Ciezzyn, Gutek Film Ltd,
publié par Foksal Gallery.

2002

Insideout, Fifth Festival of Contemporary Art, Berlin

Omer Fast: I wanna tell you something (catalog), published by &: gb Agency, Paris

Second Sight, Alumni Exhibition, published by Hunter College Art Gallery, New York Biennial 2002, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2001

Traveling Scholars, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Working in the Wasteland, Exhibition Catalog for “Fido: Television” published by Hunter College Art Gallery, New York

Grants/Awards

2012 Artist Grant Recipient, Artis
2010 Medal Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2009 Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst
2008 Bucksbaum Award, Whitney Museum, New York

2003 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Prize
2003 Kulturkreis: Ars Viva, Film in der Kunst, Germany
2000 Boston Museum of Fine Arts, School of Fine Arts Alumni Travel Grant
1999 Graff Travel Scholarship, Hunter College
1995 Boit Award, Boston Museum School of Fine Arts
1995 Peter J Wade Award for Studio Work, Tufts University

Public Collections 

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York

National Collection of Contemporary Art, France Hamburger Bahnhof, National Galerie, Berlin

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Museum of Modern Art, Vienna

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Jewish Museum, New York

La Caixa Foundation

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Tate Modern, London

Münster Art Museum

Cleveland Museum of Art

Berekeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Dallas Museum of Art

Centre Pompidou, Paris

National Gallery of Art, Canada