Sogol Kashani (born in 1979 / Tehran) is an Iranian contemporary artist who grown up during Iran and Iraq war. She began drawing and painting at a young age. Between 1994 and 1998 she studied graphics at the school of fine arts. 2004 finished BA in Fashion and Textile Design from “Science and Culture” university Tehran. In 2016 a series of her paintings, “Inconsolable” was presented in solo exhibitions at Dastan Basement Gallery, and her latest show “Body is All” was exhibited In/Ja gallery 2021. She has participated in many group shows.
Her paintings which are characterized by bodies and figures in relation to socio-political issues, are usually executed in absolutely delicately style with pencil on large canvases and also ink drawings in very raw and rough style of technique. Sogol Kashani’s practice is the reliance on existing visual materials, including drawings, photographs, and video. She also has co-founded SOGOL AND JOUBEEN STUDIO in 2010 (https://sogoljoubeenstudio.com), a curatorial platform dedicated to different aesthetics of artistic projects such as installation art shows and documentation projects. SOGOL AND JOUBEEN STUDIO has directed a music documentary film “Eight To Ten Thirty” in 2016. Sogol was a guest of the French Government at Cite des Arts in Paris During autumn 2019 and exhibited a selection of her works there.
She lives and works in Tehran.