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Last night Omer Fast was announced as the winner of the Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst 2009 (Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art). The Berlin Nationalgalerie’s Preis für Junge Kunst (often referred to as the Turner Prize of Germany) boasts a cash prize of €50,000 and an exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof. Four artists were nominated for the prize: Keren Cytter, Omer Fast, Annette Kelm and Danh Vo.  An exhibition of works by all the finalists continues at the Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin until January 3, 2010.

Photography: Omer Fast, Nostalgia III, 2009, Super 16 übertragen auf HD; Videostill, Courtesy of Omer Fast; gb Agency, Paris; Postmasters, New York; Galerie Arratia, Beer, Berlin; Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin