Middle East & Africa

Omer Fast
Godville Portraits Ten illustrated short stories

In his videos and installations, Omer Fast links and merges personal stories, collective history reality and fiction as well as experience and one's making of it. Fast is interested in different types of discourse carried out in contemporary political and social events. In the work CNN concatenated (2002), for instance, an American journalist's speech is modified to deliver a different meaning. Omer Fast was born in 1972 in Jerusalem, Israel. He lives and works in Berlin.