Haim Sokol’s Biography

1973 Born in Archangelsk, USSR

1991 Emigrated to Israel
2006-2007 Moscow Institute of the Contemporary Art
2004 Hebrew University in Jerusalem, M.A. in Jewish Education
2003-2005 Mandel School for Educational Leadership, Jerusalem
1996 Hebrew University in Jerusalem, B.A in Hebrew linguistics and Jewish literature.
Since 2007 lives and works in Moscow
Lecturer in Rodchenko School for Photography and Multimedia, Moscow
Solo Exhibitions
2013 “Premonition”, Rendom Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012 “Ambivalence”, Anna Nova Gallery, S. Petersburg, Russia
2011 “Natural exchange”, CCI “Fabrica”, Moscow, Russia
2011 “Witness”, M&J Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2010 “Myopia”, Anna Nova Gallery, S. Petersburg, Russia
2010 “Dead letter mail”, “Triumph” Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2009 “Punctum”, “EK. Art-Bureau” Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2009 “Curriculum Vitae”, “Art-Strelka Projects” Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2009 “Palimpsests”, “Green Art” Gallery, Perm, Russia
2008 “Earth” (together with A. Kuzkin), Stella Art Foundation, Moscow, Russia
2008 “Cryptomnesia. Relapse”, “Art-Strelka Projects” Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique and Palais de Tokyo
2013 “MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. DEPARTMENT OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT”, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2013 “Confessions”, NCCA, Moscow, Russia
2013 “Russia XXI. Contemporary Russian Sculpture”, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, Holland
2013 Special selection of Now&After URBAN PROCESSES RU, [.BOX], Milan, Italy
2013 “Kino-foto-ludogus”, NCCA, Moscow, Russia
2013 “Living as Form (The Nomadic version)”, Creative Time – CCI “Fabrica”, Moscow, Russia
2012 Kochi-Muziris Biennalle, India
2012 “Migration as an opportunity for new cultural development”, City Planetarium, Nizny Novgorod, Russia
2012 “I am who I am”, Kunst Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany
2012 “The Russian Art Show”, “22 Calvert” , London, England
2011 “Cleanliness and Spaces”, Galerie ArtPoint, Vienna, Austria
2011 “Auditorium Moscow”, IV Moscow biennale, Moscow, Russia
2011 “In Depth”, IX Krasnoyarsk museum biennale, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
2010 I Biennale of Graphics, “PERMM”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
2010 “Please write”, “Posted” exhibition space, London, England
2010 “Erased walls”, Mediations Biennale, Poznan, Poland
2010 “Lesson of History”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2010 “Russian utopias”, CCC “Garage”, Moscow, Russia
2009 “Against exclusion”, Garage Center for Contеmporary Culture, III Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia
2009 II Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessalonica, Greece
2009 VIII Krasnoyarsk museum biennale, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
2009 “European Atelier: sharing a cultural space”, Central Artists House, Moscow, Russia
2009 “Past Future Perfect”, “22 Calvert” Gallery, London, England
2008 “Russian dreams’, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
2008 “Lost & found”, The New Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
2008 “Russian Povera”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
2008 “Art-index: Contemporary Russian Art”, The Latvian National Museum of Arts, Riga
2008 I Biennale of Young Artists, Moscow, Russia
2008 “@60.artisrael.world”, Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkley, California, USA
2006 “Breathing Memory”, “Limbus” Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2006 “New members”, Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel
Awards
2013 Honorary Mention for the film “I am Spartacus” ( 2011) ,“Tomorrow\Zavtra”, Annual International Festival of Independent Cinema, Moscow, Russia
2009 The “New Generation” special prize at the Annual Russian National Award for Contemporary Visual Arts “Innovation”
Residences
2011 “Artists in residence” program by “Kulturkontakt”, Vienna, Austria
Film\Video festivals
2012 “Tomorrow\Zavtra”, Annual International Festival of Independent Cinema, Moscow, Russia
2012 “Now&After”, International Video Art Festival, Moscow, Russia
Publications
2011 “Frozen Dreams: Contemporary Art from Russia”, ed. Hossein Amirsadeghi, Jo Vickery, Thames&Hudson, London
2010 “Haim Sokol 2006-2010”, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2010 “Russian Povera”, Russia! Publishing New York
Collections
Igal Ahouvi Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel
Collection of Loushy: Art&Projects, Tel Aviv, Israel
Stella Art Foundation, Moscow, Russia
National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
PERMM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
Art4.Ru Museum, Moscow, Russia
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

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