A conversation exploring the topics in Uriel Orlow’s work, currently in the Andrew Brownsword Gallery. The exhibition includes two films and one sound piece, focusing on traditional medicine, indigenous knowledge and the exploitation of natural resources by the pharmaceutical industry for commercial gain. Arrive early or stay later for a chance to visit the Uriel Orlow exhibition in full.
The talk will be mediated by Rachel Skerry, Communications Manager at the University of Bath and editor of BA2 magazine
Uriel Orlow lives and works between London, Lisbon and Zurich. He studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design London, the Slade School of Art, University College London and the University of Geneva, completing a PhD in Fine Art in 2002. His art practice is research-based, process-oriented and multidisciplinary, including film, photography, drawing and sound. He creates works with moving images, lecture performances and modular, multimedia installations. Orlow has become known for projects that evolve through extensive periods of site-specific fieldwork and often include archival and historical research. His artistic research focuses on specific locations and micro-histories.
Dr Sarah Bailey is an academic researcher at the University of Bath in the department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. Her research focuses on understanding how the brain responds to stress and how we can use this knowledge to develop new medicines. Sarah is also a Public Engagement Advocate at the University of Bath with experience of collaborative Sci-Art projects for engaging the public in conversations about her research. She is also Secretary for Non-clinical External Affairs at British Association for Psychopharmacology, and a member of the Policy & Public Engagement Committee, Animal Welfare and In Vivo Pharmacology Committee at British Pharmacological Society.
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Uriel Orlow’s work has been commissioned by Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network with funding from Arts Council England, and in association with Wellcome Trust, University of Westminster and Parc St Leger Contemporary Art Centre, France.