Articles of ‘Omer Fast’

New Pictures: Omer Fast, Appendix

New Pictures: Omer Fast, Appendix

Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis, MN
Curated by Yasufumi Nakamuri

By Christina Schmid
“Appendix,” a three-part exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art curated by Yasufumi Nakamuri, sets two recent films by Omer Fast, Looking Pretty for God (2008) and August (2016), in dialogue with August Sander’s century-old photographs of German people: farmers, construction workers, [...]

The Cinema Effect

By David Schmidt
The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has included the unprecedented exhibition: “The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image” in this year’s schedule. It is a reflection on how the invention of cinema and its accompanying introduction of the moving image have radically changed the human being’s perception of his surroundings.