Uriel Orlow

New OVR: Anthropophagy

Historically, anthropophagy was practiced among some humans during rituals as a way to absorb the qualities of the individual that was being eaten, like the bravery and courage of a defeated warrior. This idea of incorporating another’s qualities through deglutition is the foundation of Brazilian « Anthropophagy », theorized by Oswald de Andrade in the […]

Kader Attia, Uriel Orlow and Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Berlin Biennale

We are excited to announce that Kader Attia will be the curator of the 12th Berlin Biennale, which will take place form June 11 to September 18, 2022. The artist proposal is concerned with decolonial thinking as an ongoing conversation that allows reparation in different spheres of society. Attia is particularly interested in the notion […]

Bianca Bondi and Uriel Orlow @ Thailand Biennale

We are glad to announce that artists Bianca Bondi and Uriel Orlow will participate in this year’s Thailand Biennale, Korat 2021 𝘉𝘶𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘍𝘳𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘔𝘶𝘥: 𝘌𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘚𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘱𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭. The Biennale focuses on the uncertainty of the future, proposing images of play and struggle on a puddle of mud. The artists have carried out a remote […]

Uriel Orlow @Momentum 11 Biennial

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 […]

Uriel Orlow @British Art Show 9

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 […]

Uriel Orlow group show “Tree Story” @MUMA Melbourne

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 @Taipei Biennial

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 […]

Uriel Orlow @British Art Show 9

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 […]

Uriel Orlow @State of Concept Athens

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 […]

Uriel Orlow Digital Screening @La Loge Brussels

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  

Uriel Orlow @Curatorial 19

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).

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