The Accidental Activist: Soheila Sokhanvari

Episode 12
13 Nov, 2023

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Join Ceri as she explores the captivating story behind multimedia artist Soheila Sokhanvari’s work. Discover how art saved Soheila from depression as a scientist and fuelled her true calling. Hear how Soheila overcame deep challenges arriving in the UK as a teen and sacrificed family time to follow her artistic path. This moving episode unpacks Soheila’s drive to spotlight pre-revolutionary Iran and honour exiled female performers through her portrait work.