Uriel Orlow is currently presenting his acclaimed film The Crown Against Mafavuke (2016) in the Momentum 11 Biennial. Curated by Théo-Mario Coppola, the title House of Commons refers to notions of commonality and sharing explored by thinks such as Elinor Ostrom. The event is shaped by togetherness and horizontality. By placing commonality at its core, it operated as a shared […]
We are pleased to announce that Uriel Orlow will be a part of the British Art Show 9 by Hayward Gallery Touring. The show will be opening in Wolverhampton on 6 March 2021 and will be touring to Aberdeen, Plymouth and Manchester. The exhibition will be presented across numerous galleries and exhibition spaces in each city, resulting […]
Tree Story brings together creative practices from around the world to create a ‘forest’ of ideas relating to critical environmental and sustainability issues. At its foundation—or roots—are Indigenous ways of knowing and a recognition of trees as our ancestors and family. An exhibition, publication and podcast series, Tree Story takes inspiration from the underground networks, information sharing and […]
Uriel Orlow will participate in the 12th edition of Taipei Biennial. Presented by Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM), Taipei Biennial will take place this November. Co-curated by philosopher Bruno LATOUR and independent curator Martin GUINARD, along with independent curator Eva LIN, who has been specially invited to curate the public programs, this year’s biennial will showcase a line-up of works […]
The British Art Show is the biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK and it is widely acknowledged as the most important recurrent exhibition of contemporary art produced in the country. The curators of BAS 9, Irene Aristizábal and Hammad Nasar, have made their artist selection after extensive research and travel across the […]
State of Concept Athens presents the recent film of Swiss artist Uriel Orlow, “Learning from Artemisia”. An in depth research of the medicinal plant “artemisia afra”, the three-channel video installation, is an atmospheric, at times harsh and deeply informative journey through the histories of medicinal plants and their relationship to geopolitics. Artemisia afra is an […]
While temporarily closed, La Loge is sharing a small selection of Uriel Orlow’s work over the course of the two following weeks, of which one film, Imbizo Ka Mafavuke (Mafavuke’s Tribunal), is included in the exhibition Learning from Artemisia. https://www.la-loge.be/event/imbizo-ka-mafavuke
On the occasion of Rundgang at Städelschule, the students of the master’s programme Curatorial Studies present the Water Cooler Talks. For three days, this series of events provides an open platform to exchange and discuss ideas together with artists, curators, theoreticians and activists on shifting boundaries in the contemporary art world(s).
For his solo show at Kunsthalle Mainz the artist has developed a route through the exhibition that takes visitors room by room from the origins of colonialism via the anti-apartheid movement through to contemporary concerns. Plants are both the narrators and protagonists here, anchoring all the events in the present day.
Leave No Stone Unturned [Remuer la terre] is a collective exhibition, curated by Clelia Coussonnet, that highlights the links between plants and politics in Morocco and other countries of the global South, while rejecting the idea that nature is ornamental and neutral.