Uriel Orlow

A little known film by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sopralluoghi in Palestina (Location Scouting in Palestine, 1963) shows the Italian director planning the filming of The Gospel According to St Matthew (1964)Pasolini was so disappointed by what he found or didn’t find on the trip, that he decided to shoot the film about Jesus’ life in Italy instead. Sopralluoghi became a making-of documentary of a film that was never made, at least not as planned. Pasolini’s failed film serves as a conceptual and formal reference in Uriel Orlow’s Unmade Film (2012-13) also set in Israel/Palestine. Fragmented into its constituent parts, it too is an impossible film; an expansive collection of audio-visual works that point to the structure of a film but never fully become one. Orlow’s exhibition at Seventeen creates a suspension between the two ends of this ‘film’: the recce and the closing credits. 

Duration 05 September 2013 - 05 October 2013
Times Wed - Sat 11 – 6
Cost Free
Venue Seventeen
Address 17 Kingsland Rd London E2 8AA, ,
Contact 020 7729 5777 / info@seventeengallery.com / www.seventeengallery.com

Related Events

London Art Fair: Celebrating 30 years - 17-21 January 2017 - Book Now
Rainsongs, the new book by Sue Hubbard, out now
Claudio Crismani in concert - 25 January 2018, 6:30pm / St Stephen Walbrook
Open Source Salon with Hauser and Wirth - A new monthly discussion group
Advertise your next show on Artlyst from £200 per week