Exhibition What Plants Were Called Before They Had a Name | PAV Parco Arte Vivente, Turin 4 Nov ’17 – 17 Mar ’18 This solo exhibition take shape from the artist’s research between Europe and South Africa. European colonialism was preceded and flanked by important botanical expeditions. The aim was to explore and classify the new territories and their natural resources, thus paving the way for employment and exploitation. Through films, photographs, installations and sound projects, the artist outlines a scenario that focuses on the idea of the botanical world as a stage for complex and articulate political dynamics. Exhibition Solo Exhibition | Theatrum Botanicum: The Memory of Trees | Parc Saint Léger, France 24 Sep ’17 – 10 Dec ’17 This solo exhibition looks at the history of South Africa, from the first wave of colonization by the Dutch and the British to the apartheid regime and contemporary society. From the dual point of view of Europe and South Africa, the artist explores the links between plant ecology and the construction of national identity. Plants here assume the roles of actors, witnesses or instruments working for the organization of space, the delimitation of borders and, consequently, the establishment of territories. This botanical universe thus makes it possible to reveal or re-evaluate political, social, economic, but also spiritual narratives. Project Theatrum Botanicum Theatrum Botanicum is a major new body of work and ongoing research, which looks to the botanical world as a stage for politics at large through film, photography, installation and […] View all → Exhibition Healing | Czech Centre, Berlin 22 Feb ’18 – 12 Apr ’18 Group exhibition curated by Tereza Jindrová, featuring works by Jana Doležalová, Marco Donnarumma, Romana Drdova, Jakub Jansa, Barbora Kleinhamplová, Martin Kohout, Uriel Orlow, Johana Střížková, Miroslava Večeřová & Pavel Příkaský Exhibition There Will Come Soft Rains | Basis-Frankfurt 16 Feb ’18 – 15 Apr ’18 Group exhibition curated by Stefan Vicedom and Bernard Vienat. Screening What Happens to People and What Happens to the Land is the Same Thing | Le Narcisssio, Nice 15 Feb ’18 Curated by Chiara Nuzzi, screening works by Ursula Biemann & Paulo Tavares, the Karrabing Film Collective and Uriel Orlow Screening Fragments as a Tool | Le Narcissio, Nice 26 Jan ’18 This event, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, features films by artists Maria Thereza Alves, Rossella Biscotti, Uriel Orlow, and Ulla Von Brandenburg. Exhibition Colours and Sounds | Worcester Art Gallery, Worcester 13 Jan ’18 – 3 Feb ’18 This is a rare opportunity to experience some of the most exciting, but most challenging artworks in Worcester’s collection. For three weeks, the Art Gallery will be a changing feast of film and soundscapes exploring landscape in all its different facets – visit on different days to encounter all the works on show. Screening There past the borders of nowhere | John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 14 Nov ’17 John Hansard Gallery’s presents an evening of artist’s films with works by Shezad Dawood, Uriel Orlow, Imogen Stidworthy, David Blandy, and Rosalind Nashashibi. Review Frieze | Jennifer Higgie | November 2017 Jennifer Higgie’s review for Frieze magazine is also available to read online. Award Sharjah Biennial Prize 2017 10 Mar ’17 Uriel Orlow received the Sharjah Biennial Prize 2017 for his work Theatrum Botanicum that was exhibited in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).