MEETING 5. HAIM SOKOL
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 19:30
Just Art is a series of discussions with artists moderated by renowned art critic and historian Andrey Kovalev.
Haim Sokol makes installations, videos and sculpture exploring Russian and European social history – the history of revolutions and the Holocaust – at times assuming perspectives suggested by Russian literature or particular historical documents.
Haim Sokol studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow. He participated in the First Indian Biennale (Kochi-Muziris, 2012), Mediation Biennale (Poznan, Poland, 2010), 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2009), 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art and other exhibitions, and is a recipient of the Innovation Prize (2009 and 2014), and Stella Art Foundation special prize (2009). He is a lecturer at Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia in Moscow.
1. Haim Sokol
Untitled (Pack of Letters), from Invisible.
Time, tin, marker, linen rope
2. Haim Sokol
Region, from The Foundation Pit project. 2008
Zinc tub, tin, concrete, acrylic, metal, soil, LED bulb
3. Haim Sokol
Black Scroll (detail). 2011
Roofing paper, enamel, acrylic, carbon paper drawings
1 m wide, 5 m long
4. Haim Sokol
5. Haim Sokol
HD video, 27:18 min