I insist on the poetic measurement of the history, which lies in a gap between its perception and its comprehension
Haim Sokol makes installations, sculptures, videos and performances. His art addresses the themes of alienation, isolation and erosion of relations in the modern world. The artist works with archives and private documents to represent the history of the 20th century through the lens of individual lives, explores the issues of historical memory and modern sociopolitical environment.
In 2006 Sokol became a member of the International Association of Fine Arts - AIAP at UNESCO. In subsequent years, the artist became a laureate of the professional Companion Prize, a nominee for the Innovation Prize and the Kandinsky Prize. His solo exhibitions were held in leading galleries and exhibition venues in Moscow and St. Petersburg such as Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, CCI Fabrika, Stella Art Foundation, M&J Guelman Gallery, Triumph and Anna Nova Gallery. He is a participant of numerous shows in Russia and internationally, including the 2nd Kyiv Biennial (2015), 1st Indian Biennale in Kochi-Muziris (2012), Mediations Biennale (Poznan, 2010), 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2009), 2nd Biennale of Contemporary Art in Thessalonica (2009).
Haim Sokol's works are in such collections as the Igal Ahouvi Collection and the Collection of Loushy in Israel, as well as in Russian collections: the Stella Art Foundation, the PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Center for Contemporary Art, the Art4.Ru Museum, Smirnov&Sorokin's Foundation, Moscow Multimedia Art Museum, Tretyakov State Gallery and the Moscow House of Photography.