Prof. Omer Fast

Omer Fast was born in Jerusalem in 1972. Since completing his studies in 2000, he has participated in more than 200 international exhibitions, including solo shows at the Whitney Museum in New York, the Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Group exhibitions include the documenta 13, the 54th Venice Biennale, and the Whitney Biennial in 2002 and 2008. The artist received the Bucksbaum award for his work The Casting at the Whitney Biennial in 2008 and the Prize of the National Gallery for Young Art in Berlin in 2009. His work features in several international collections including the Tate Modern, the Guggenheim Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou. In 2016, Fast’s first feature film Remainder premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival.