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Two Video Works by Omer Fast on View at Postmasters Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- “I don’t deal directly with reality but with representations and stories. The truth basis of what I’m doing is not interesting to me. In an act of storytelling, there is a truth.” Omer Fast, as quoted in New York Magazine, December 21-28, 2009. These exact words were never uttered in this order. But, like in Fast’s works, it is precisely in re-telling, editing, interpretation, misunderstanding and subjective recollections that we encounter the kernels of what is real. Postmasters Gallery presents an exhibition of two video works by Omer Fast. The show coincides with Fast’s exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. “Take A Deep Breath” (2008): In the summer of 2002, Martin F. was standing outside a Falafel