In this episode, our founder Nour Hassan speaks to scenographer and light artist Soheil Rad. Soheil Rad’s work was displayed @leilahellergallery at Alserkal Avenue during Dubai Art Week and Alserkal Art Week.
Soheil Rad is an Iranian scenographer and light artist passionate about combining his design background in Italy with Iranian arts creating light sculptures and objects.
Because of his fascination of ancient Iranian architecture from a very young age combined with his love for contemporary design, he decided to move to Italy in 2006 to follow his passion. Then after acquiring his Bachelors in product design in Florence and Masters in scenography in Milan in 2016 he started to produce his limited edition light sculptures. Mostly expressing the contrasts of the underground and conservative life in Iran with his scenic vision and came up with a concept that brings these two worlds together.
He is now based between Milan and Teheran working as an Artist and designer.