Portrait of Uriel Orlow

Uriel Orlow - Brighton Photo Biennial 2014

Uriel Orlow lives and works in London. He makes multi-media installations that explore blind spots of history and forms of haunting and bring different image-regimes and narrative modes into correspondence. 

Orlow’s work has been exhibited widely including at recent survey exhibitions Recent British Artists Film and Video at Tate Britain and EVA International (both 2014), Bergen Assembly  and Aichi Triennale (both 2013), Manifesta 9 (2012); the 54th Venice Biennale and 8th Mercosul Biennial, Brazil (both 2011). Recent solo exhibitions include Deep Opacity at La Veronica, Modica (2014), Unmade Film at Al-Ma’mal, Jerusalem, CCS Paris and Les Complices* Zurich (2013); Back to Back, Spike Island, Bristol (2013); Time is a Place at Kunsthaus/Centre PasquArt, Biel, The Short and the Long of it 9.0 at Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto (2012), and There is Nothing Left at ACAF Alexandria, Egypt (2011). Since 2008 Orlow’s work has been shown in public galleries and museums including Whitechapel Gallery and Gasworks London, Palais de Tokyo and Bétonsalon Paris, Les Complices Zurich, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Extra-City Antwerp, CIC Cairo, Kunsthalle Budapest, Jewish Museum New York, Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago amongst others.

Orlow studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design and The Slade School of Art, London and philosophy at the University of Geneva, graduating with a PhD in Fine Art in 2002. Orlow received a 2012 Swiss Art Award at Art Basel. He is currently a senior research fellow at University of Westminster and visiting artist at HEAD, Geneva.

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