International Lecture Series

Omer Fast

Omer Fast (born 1972, Jerusalem) lives and works in Berlin. He will speak about his acclaimed art practice in conjunction with solo exhibition at The Power Plant, Continuous Coverage, opening 14 September. Fast received his BA from Tufts University (1995) and his MFA from Hunter College (2000). He was the recipient of the 2009 Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst and the 2008 Bucksbaum Award, among other honours. Fast has had solo exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (2012), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2010), Berkeley Art Museum (2009), Museum of Modern Art, Vienna (2007). His work has also been featured in dOCUMENTA (13) (2012) and numerous biennials and group exhibitions. His work is represented by gb agency, Paris and ARRATIA, BEER, Berlin.

Image: Omer Fast, 5,000 Feet is the Best, 2011. Digital video, colour, sound, 30 min. Co-commissioned by The Model in Sligo, Dublin Contemporary, the Hermes Foundation and the Kadist Foundation. Collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

2012 International Lecture Series Donor

J.P. Bickell Foundation