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Omer Fast

1972

Born, Jerusalem
Lives and works in Berlin


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Baltic Center of Contemporary Art, Gateshead

2015

Jeu de Paume, Paris
Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow

2014

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2013

Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
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 Museum Brandeis University, Waltham

2012

Power Plant, Toronto
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
Herzliya Museum, Herzliya
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden

2011

Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
La Caixa Forum, Barcelona
Netherlands Media Arts Institute, Amsterdam
Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen
Model Art Center, Sligo

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 (“Mixed Doubles” 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

2015

Art from Elsewhere, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, MIMA

2014

Under siege, Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Barcelona
Art from Elsewhere, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
Artes Mundi 6, National Museum, Cardiff
The Sensory War 1914-2014, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
Unreliable Evidence, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
On Return and What Remains, Art Space, Sydney
Fractured Narratives: a strategy to engage, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winterpark, FL
Unstable Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Transformed Visions, Tate Modern, London
Smart New World, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
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

2013

Fassbinder Now, Deutsches Filminstitut, Filmmuseum, Frankfurt
Every Day Matters, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen
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

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, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
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, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Weighted Words, Zabludowicz Collection, London
International Rotterdam Festival, Rotterdam
Chroniques d'une disparition, DHC/ Art, Montreal
Affinites, dechirures & 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, Vienna
Talking Heads, Ireland Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin
Auto Kino, Temporäre 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, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Polyglottolalia, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm
New Frontiers, Sundance Film Festival, Park City
Medium Religion, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo
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, Montreal
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.
The Irshhorn Museum, Washington D.C
Wandering in Contemporary Videoart, Magazzini del SaleMusei Civici, Siena
Pick - up, Stunck Kunstencentrum, Leuven

2007

Filmische Wahrheiten, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
The Colonial Show, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville
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

2006

We All Laughed At Christopher Columbus, Platform Garanti, Istanbul
Simulation Games, Edith Russ House, Oldenburg
I, Direct Ontology, Futura Gallery, Prague, travels 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 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
Hidden in 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, Universite 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, Williamstown
Voir Grand/Think Big, Saidye Bronfman Centre 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, Williamstown

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, Nürnberg
Whintey 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

Two-person Exhibition (with Akiko Ichikawa), Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York
Breakin’ In A New Partner, M.F.A Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York


Selected Bibliography

2013

Mark Brown, “Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'”, The Guardian, July 28, 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 Giankonos, “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 2012
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, 1/12
Ellie Armon Azoulay, “Video Artist Omer Fast Examines Power Relations”, Haaretz, February 2, 2012
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 Verita 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” , Süddeutsche 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
Andreas Schlaegel, “Nothing But the Truth”, Programma Magazine, Spring
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
Claudia Wahjudi, “Omer Fast: Talk Show”, Zitty Magazine, Berlin, May
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, February/March
Joseph Wolin, “Omer Fast, Nostalgia”, Time Out New York , February 4-10
Kevin McGarry, “Subliminal Hypothesis”, Rhizome, February Issue
Shane McAdams, “Omer Fast”, Brooklyn Rail, February Issue
Holland Cotter, “Is it Reality or Fantasy? Omer Fast”, New York Times, January 8

2009

Kari Rittenbach, “Dramatic Witness: The Art of Omer Fast”, Art in America
Carly Berwick, “The Truth Is Out There”, New York Magazin, December 14-28
Emily Stokes, “Performa 09, New York”, Financial Times, November 17
Joshua Mack, “Performa 09: Omer Fast, Talk Show”, Art Review, November 17
Patricia Maloney, “Omer Fast at Berkeley Art Museum”, Artforum.com Critics PickNovember
Leigh Markopoulos, “Nostalgia/Matrix 230”, Art Practical, Issue #4
Skye Sherwin, “Omer Fast at South London Gallery”, Time Out London, November 6
Marcus Verhagen, “Pleasure & Pain: Omer Fast”, Art Monthly, Issue #330, October
“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
Joey Anderson, “Of Coffins and Kids”, Cornell Daily Sun, October 20, 2009
Kate Green, “De Grote Boodschap in Museum Contemporary Art, Denver”,ArtInfo, January
Jens Bisky, “Wenn ein Europaer in Afrika um Asyl bittet”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 11, 2009
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/rosenbaumkranson
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, published by American Quartely

2012

“5000 Feet is the Best” Published by Sternberg Press, The Power Plant and Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, 2012

2011

“Medium Religion” Published by ZKM/center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and Verlag der Buchhandlung

2010

“In Memory: Omer Fast (Monograph)” Published by the Green Box, Berlin
“A Million and One Days” Published by Lithuanian Art Museum
“Che Cosa Sono le Nuvole ? Works from the Enea Righi Collection” Published by Kaleidoscope Press, Milano
“Un pays supplémentaire” Pascale Cassagneau, published by Editions Beaux Arts de Paris
“The Art of Tomorrow” Published by Distanz

2009

“Omer Fast” Published by 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” (Monograph) Published by Museum of Modern Art, Vienna and Walter König Verlag
“The Greenroom, Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art” Published by CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, Catalog, New York
“Catalogue Manifesta” Published by Bolzano
“Omer Fast” text by Matthias Michalka, Mumok, published by Walter König Editions

2007

“Book Future Amnesia” Pascale Cassagnau, published by Isthme éditions, Paris
“Mystic Truths (catalogue)” published by 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 Calderon, 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, published by 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


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
Hirshorn 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
Cleveland Museum of Art
Berekeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dallas Museum of Art
Centre Pompidou, Paris
National Gallery of Art, Canada


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