spatial histories

Uriel Orlow, Yellow Limbo

Yellow Limbo

Yellow Limbo, HD video with stereo sound, 14′, 2011 The starting point of Yellow Limbo is an extra-ordinary episode which has all but disappeared from official histories; namely, the failed passage of fourteen international cargo ships through the Suez Canal … More

Uriel Orlow, Bitterlake Chronicles, 2010

The Bitterlake Chronicles

21 pigment prints on Hahnemühle paper, 1 painting, dimensions variable, 2010

Orlow, Waterlocked, 2010, detail


4 pigment photographic prints on Hahnemühle baryta paper, framed 70 x 14 cm, 2010

Uriel Orlow, Water and Smoke, 2010

Water and Smoke

Single channel video on monitor, silent, 6′ 30″ looped, 2010

Uriel Orlow, Anatopism, 2010-01


slide projection, 81 slides, 2010

Uriel Orlow, Remnants of the Future (Video), 2010

Remnants of the Future (video)

Remnants of the Future combines elements of documentary, sci-fi and electro-acoustics. It portrays the precarious existence in a post-Soviet ghost-town, an inverted ruin of the modern that is still waiting to fulfill its utopian ambition of communal living.

Uriel Orlow, Ornament and Crime, 2008

Ornament And Crime

The video shows a slow close-up pan which creates an tactile inventory of the surfaces and materials of the café’s interior and its ornamental vocabulary

Uriel Orlow, Entre Chien et Loup, 2008

Entre Chien Et Loup

The café is filmed in long-shots after closing time at 3 am and before it re-opens the next day at 6 am.

Uriel Orlow, Ruins, 2008-3


Two colour photographs mounted on MDF at 150 degree angle, 106.6 x 33.6 cm / Installation version, 2008

Uriel Orlow, The Naked Palace, 2008-6

The Naked Palace

The camera trails a guide on a tour through the labyrinthine architectural complex of Ogiamen’s palace in Benin City (Nigeria)

© Uriel Orlow 2017