FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6 SEPTEMBER 2012
Tuesday, 11 September, 7 PM at the Studio Theatre,
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery presents artist Omer Fast as part of its ongoing International Lecture Series, which brings world-renowned artists, curators and critics to Toronto, and is supported this year by the J.P. Bickell Foundation.
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); and Museum of Modern Art, Vienna (2007). His work has also been
featured in dOCUMENTA (13) Kassel (2012) and numerous biennials and group
His work is represented by gb agency, Paris and ARRATIA, BEER, Berlin.
FREE Members, $12 Non-Members
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