Reviews & Cuttings

thisistomorrow 2016

thisistomorrow | Ruth Hogan | December 2016

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Art in America Dec 2016

Art in America | Gabriel Coxhead | December 2016

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ArtReview | John Quin | May 2015

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Flash Art | Virginie Bobin | July 2013

Projected Histories: Uriel Orlow’s Unmade Film Virginie Bobin Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris May 3 – July 14, 2013 “I discovered that the earth was fragile and the sea light; I discovered that language and metaphor are not enough to provide … More

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Frieze | On Rupture | April 2013

by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie How artists and curators have responded to upheaval in the Arab world, from 1967 to the present day By almost any measure, last summer was terrible in Alexandria. For much of its modern history, Egypt’s second-largest city … More


This Is Tomorrow | Matteo Lucchetti | March 2013

Uriel Orlow: Back to Back Spike Island 26 January – 31 March 2013 Review by Matteo Lucchetti In ‘Illuminations’, in the section entitled ‘Theses on the Philosophy of History’, Walter Benjamin affirms that “nothing that has ever happened should be … More


Frieze | Unseen Blows | November – December 2012

Uriel Orlow Holy Precursor, 2011 by Amy Sherlock Review of Unseen Blows, Seventeen Gallery, London ‘By means of unseen blows, some atoms strike each other.’ Appearing on-screen in Uriel Orlow’s film Holy Precursor (2011), these words are taken from ‘The … More

Artforum November 2011

Artforum | Hans Rudolf Reust | November 2011


Kunstbulletin | Sønke Gau | September 2011

Der Künstler Uriel Orlow untersucht in seinen vielschichtigen Videoinstallationen das Verhältnis zwischen individuellen und kollektiven Konstruktionen von Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft. Gleichzeitig thematisiert er Überlagerungen von Dokumentation und Fiktion. Mit seinen jüngsten Arbeiten ist er nun im Rahmen von ‹Chewing … More


Passages | Lilo Weber | 2011

Hallucinating by the Suez Canal When Israeli fighter jets attacked Egyptian airfields on 5 July 1967, triggering the Six-Day War, 14 cargo ships under the flags of eight nations were headed north on the Suez Canal. Theirs was to be … More

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