Omer Fast

 Zanele Muholi Masihambisane - On Visual Activism (2017) A Performa 17 Commission Photo: Paula Court; Courtesy Performa

Zanele Muholi
Masihambisane - On Visual Activism (2017)
A Performa 17 Commission

Photo: Paula Court; Courtesy Performa

Performa director RoseLee Goldberg talks to Maximilian Geymüller about the 2019-edition, and artists’ attraction to performance.

 5000 Feet is the Best, 2011 Digitalfilm / Digital film, 30 min.

5000 Feet is the Best, 2011 Digitalfilm / Digital film, 30 min.

The perfectly crafted, deeply unsettling films of Omer Fast revolve around the traumatic experiences of refugees, soldiers returning home from war and drone pilots. In a constant interplay of immersion and alienation, they turn filmic illusion against itself.