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Omer Fast  1972, IL

Rank (2014): 224 

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USA 44
Germany 34
United Kingdom 15
France 11
Canada 8

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Artist Rank
Pierre Huyghe  149 16
Harun Farocki  41 15
Anri Sala  49 14

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  gb agency, France 6
  Postmasters Gallery, USA 4
  Arratia, Beer, Germany 3
  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Austria 3

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1972 Born in Jerusalem (IL)

Scholarship 1999 Graff Travel Scholarship, Hunter College, NY

2000 Boston Museum of Fine Arts, School of Fine Arts Alumni Travel Grant

Awards 1995 Boit Award, Boston Museum School of Fine Art

1995 Peter J. Wade Award for Studio Work, Tufts University

2003 KulturKreis: Arts Viva, Film in der Kunst, Germany

2003 Louis Comfort, Tiffany Foundation Prize

2008 Bucksbaum Award, Whitney Museum, New York

2009 Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art

2010 Medal Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Lives and works in since 2001 Berlin (DE)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 180  Please report missing Information

until 22.2.2015
   The Sensory War 1914-2014 - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Send message

until 22.2.2015
Description and image  Artes Mundi 6 - Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales Send message

until 4.1.2015
Description  Voices from the Interior -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw Send message

until 4.1.2015
   A Moving Image - Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Send message

until 6.12.
   Unreliable Evidence - Mead Gallery - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Send message


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   Omer Fast - Everything That Rises Must Converge - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
Description and image  Omer Fast - Everything That Rises Must Converge - gb agency, Paris
   Rose Video 01 | Omer Fast: 5000 Feet Is The Best - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Omer Fast: 5000 Feet is the Best - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
   Omer Fast - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Omer Fast - Arratia, Beer, Berlin

   Continuous Coverage - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
   Omer Fast: 5000 Feet Is the Best - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Omer Fast: 2001/11 - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
   Omer Fast - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
   Satellites - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya

   Omer Fast - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
   Omer Fast - The Tunnel - The Model, Sligo
   Omer Fast - - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (closed, 2013)

   Omer Fast - Nostalgia - gb agency, Paris
   Omer Fast - Talk Show - Arratia, Beer, Berlin
   Omer Fast - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY

   Omer Fast: Nostalgia - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Omer Fast / MATRIX 230 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Omer Fast: Looking Pretty for God (After G. W.) - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Description and image  Omer Fast : Solo show - SLG South London Gallery, London
Description and image  Omer Fast - Lunds konsthall, Lund
   Omer Fast: The Casting - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Omer Fast - Recent Works - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

   Omer Fast - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
   Omer Fast - Looking Pretty for Good (after G.W.) - Cornell council for the arts, New York City, NY
   Omer Fast: The Great Message' - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
   Omer Fast - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
   Omer Fast : De Grote Boodschap - gb agency, Paris

   The Casting - Arratia, Beer, Berlin
   Omer Fast - The Casting - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Omer Fast: Godville - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Omer Fast - VOX contemporary image, Montreal, QC

   Omer Fast - Godville - gb agency, Paris

   Omer Fast - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Omer Fast - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London

   Omer Fast - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
   fresh and upcoming - Omer Fast - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main

   Omer Fast - gb agency, Paris

   Omer Fast - Momenta Art, New York City, NY


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Description  On Return and What Remains - Artspace Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Kunst/Geschichten - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
   Death Is Your Body - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Will Happiness Find Me? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Description and image Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSmart New World - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
Description  2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
   Propaganda für die Wirklichkeit - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

Description  A Sense of Place - Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, NY
   Blockbuster: cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan
Description  Expanded Cinema 3 — Mocumentary: Reality Is Not Enough - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   Everyday matters - - Galleri Faurschou - Copenhagen, Copenhagen (closed)
   In The Heart Of The Country - The Collection Of The Museum Of Modern Art In Warsaw - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
   Superpower: Africa In Science Fiction - Arnolfini, Bristol
Description  Kino Und Der Kinematografische Blick - MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen
   More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   in progress - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

   True Stories: Scripted Realities - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
   Ourselves - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Brighton Photo Biennial 2012 - Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton
   Taipei Biennial 2012 - Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
   True Stories/Scripted Realities - Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Manukau City
   More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Bild-Gegen-Bild - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
Description and image  Lost Places - Orte der Photographie - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Cantastoria - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
   Made In Germany Zwei - kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
   Made In Germany Zwei - Internationale Kunst In Deutschland - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Making History - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   On Apology - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   True Stories: Scripted Realities - Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
   Weighted Words - Zabludowicz Collection London, London
   Chroniques d´une disparition - DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC

   Petite Chasse au Snark - FRAC - Languedoc-Roussilon, Montpellier
   Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   Berlin 2000-2011: Playing among the Ruins - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
   Dublin Contemporary 2011 - - Dublin Contemporary, Dublin (closed, 2011)
   We Will Live, We Will See - Zabludowicz Collection London, London
   Blockbuster. Cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
Description and image  Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description  History in Art - Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow
   Aschemünder - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
Description and image  Singapore Biennale 2011 - Singapore Biennale, Singapore
   H-Box - Artsonje Center, Seoul
   The Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim: Found in Translation - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

   Speak, Memory - Stroom Den Haag, The Hague
   Culture(s) of Copy - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
Description  Videozone V: The 5th International Video Art Biennial in Israel - Videozone - International Video-Art Biennial, Tel Aviv
Description  Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   51th October Salon - The Night Pleases Us... - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
   Forbidden Love: Art in the Wake of Television Camp - Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
   5x5Castelló10. Premi Internacional d'Art Contemporani Diputació de Castelló - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
   Culture(s) of Copy/ 重復 重造 翻譯 - Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong
   fast forward 2. The Power of Motion - Media Art Sammlung Goetz - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   The Storyteller - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
   Videodrome - Galerie Feinkost, Berlin
   Videodrome - Autocenter, Berlin
   Hinter der Vierten Wand - Fiktive Leben – Gelebte Fiktionen - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
   Che cosa sono le nuvole? Werke aus der Sammlung Enea Righi - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   DOUBLE BIND / Arrêtez d’essayer de me comprendre ! - Villa Arson, Nice
Description  The Storyteller - Galleries at Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, NY

Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
Description and image  The Storyteller - Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
   Actors & Extras - Argos, Brussels
   Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst 2009 - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   The Eye in the Door - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   De l’Interprétation - Zoo galerie, Nantes
   V.O.S.T. OV/OT - iMAL (interactive Media Art Laboratory), Brussels
   Polyglottolalia - Tensta Konsthall, Spanga
   The Same River Twice: Part 2 - IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   It's About Time - 601Artspace, New York City, NY

Description and image  Equivalence: Acts of Translation in Contemporary Art - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Medium Religion - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Present Tense - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Description  The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Description and image  Liverpool Biennial 2008 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
   SIGNALS IN THE DARK: Art in the Shadow of War - Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
Description and image  Manifesta 7 - Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano
Description and image  The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image: Part 2 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Description  Visite - Von Gerhard Richter bis Rebecca Horn - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Description and image  Whitney Biennial 2008 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
   Biennale Cuvée - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   History Will Repeat Itself - Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary Art -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   Les inquiets - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Decoder - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Collateral - SESC, São Paulo
   Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War - Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
   Lügen.nirgends - Kunsthalle Münster, Münster

   The Colonial Show - Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
   Filmische Wahrheiten - Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
   History Will Repeat Itself - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Brocken Memory - Ghana National Art Museum, Accra
Description and image  Contour 2007 - third biennial for video art - Contour - Biennial for Video Art, Mechelen
   Mystic truths - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   History will repeat itself - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
   Closed Circuit: Video and New Media at the Metropolitan - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Re- - Site Gallery, Sheffield
   The V Effect - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   Collateral – When Art Looks At Cinema - Hangar Bicocca | spazio d’arte contemporanea, Milan

   We All Laughed at Christopher Columbus - - Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (closed, 2010)
   Playback_Simulated Realities - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
   Art at the Service of the Left? - Kronika, Bytom
   Why Pictures Now - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   I, an exhibition in three acts - Futura, Prague
   Report (Not Announcement) - Basis voor Actuele Kunst - BAK, Utrecht
   Mercury in Retrograde - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

   Mixed Doubles - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
Description  Douglas Gordon - CUT/Film as Found Object - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   IBCA Biennale 2005 - IBCA - International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague
   The Imaginary Number - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
Description and image  Covering the Real - Kunst und Pressebild, von Warhol bis Tillmans - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
   Reprocessing Reality - Château de Nyon, Nyon
Description  Faces in the Crowd - Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
Description  Fair Use - Appropriation in Recent Film and Video - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

   Rear View Mirror - historical memory and contemporary culture - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
   a perfect day for bananafish - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
   Busan Biennale 2004 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
Description  Incommunicado - Cornerhouse, Manchester
Description and image  ars viva 03/04_FILM Omer Fast. Jeanne Faust - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
   Storytelling - Contemporary Approaches to New Media - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Incommunicado - City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Video X - Momenta Art, New York City, NY

   Incommunicado - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
   printemps de septembre - Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
   FICTION OU REALITE? - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
   [based upon] TRUE STORIES - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

   Insideout - UNDABDIEPOST!, Berlin
   Monitor volume 2 - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
   Here and Now - Büro Friedrich, Berlin
   Whitney Biennial 2002 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

Description and image  Video Jam - - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL (closed)
   Weak Architecture - Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
   Traveling Scholars 2000 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Hors-Jeu - gb agency, Paris

   Some New Minds - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY


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 gb agency, Paris


 Arratia, Beer, Berlin


 Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY


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 Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
 Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna


 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
 Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris


 Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw

United Kingdom

 Zabludowicz Collection London, London


 Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN


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