Photo credit: Adi Talwar
Robert Fass has been living in New York since 1984 and relocated to the Bronx in 2011. He is an award-winning performer, director, writer, photographer, and musician. In the Bronx, he has had a solo photography exhibition at the Gilbert Pavilion of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale (HHAR) and was a participating photographer in the landmark Bronx Artist Documentary Project at the Andrew Freedman Home. In 2006, his internationally-acclaimed documentary photo essay examining the changing institution of marriage in America, As Long As We Both Shall Live, received a major solo exhibition at the 92nd St Y in Manhattan and has been exhibited at the Creative Photographic Arts Center of Maine, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Berlin, the Deutsch-Amerikanische Zentrum in Stuttgart, and numerous other cities from Vienna to Beijing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, DoubleTake magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, and elsewhere. He studied printing at the ICP with Nancy Sirkis, Environmental Portraiture with Shelby Lee Adams, and fine printing at the JCC in Manhattan with Adam Eidelberg. Robert has received numerous fellowships and artist residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Saltonstall Colony (Ithaca, NY), the Julia and David White Colony (Costa Rica), Fundación Valparaíso (Spain), and Caldera (Sisters, OR).