Spike Island

Artist's talkUriel Orlow


Tuesday 12 February 2013, 6pm


£5, £3 concessions
Free for Spike Associates
Booking advised

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Orlow joins writer, artist and curator Lucy Reynolds for a conversation on the work in Back to Back and interests in the artist’s wider practice.

Uriel Orlow

Uriel Orlow was born in Switzerland and currently lives and works in London. He 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’s work was presented at Manifesta 9 (2012), the 54th Venice Bienniale (2011) and 8th Mercosul Biennial in Brazil (2011). Recent solo exhibitions include Uriel Orlow: Time is a Place at Kunsthause/Centre PasquArt, Biel (2012), The Short and the Long of it 9.0 at Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto (2012) and There is Nothing Left at Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum, Egypt (2011). His work has been included in numerous international group exhibitions, including Anarchism without Adjectives at Extra-City, Antwerp (2012), Unseen Blows at Seventeen Gallery, London (2012) and The Gate of the Invisible Must be Visible at Casa del Lago, Mexico City (2012).

Orlow received the 2012 Swiss Art Award at Art Basel. He is currently a senior research fellow at University of Westminster and speaks frequently at art colleges and conferences. The artist is represented by Blancpain Art Contemporain in Geneva and his work is distributed by LUX.


Uriel Orlow's website