Khaim Sokol is a Russian artist.
Sokol graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow.
Sokol creates installations, sculptures and video art. In his practice, he addresses the issue of alienation, isolation and lost connections in the modern world. Working with archival materials and private documents, the artist reveals the history of the 20th century through the lens of private destinies and explores the issues of historical memory and the current socio-political situation.
Sokol's solo exhibitions were hosted by the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Fabrika CTI, Stella Art Foundation, M&J Guelman Gallery, Triumph Gallery, Anna Nova Gallery and others.
He has participated in a great number of group shows and festivals, including the II Kyiv Biennale, Ukraine (2015), I Indian Biennale in Kochi-Muziris, India (2012), Mediations Biennale in Poznan, Poland, (2010), III Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2009), II Biennale of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece (2009).
Sokol's works can be found in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the Multimedia Art Museum, the National Center for Contemporary Art, the PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art (Perm), the Stella Art Foundation, the Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantine Sorokin Foundation, Collection of Loushy: Arts & Projects (Tel Aviv, Israel).