Ariel Schlesinger, born 1980 in Jerusalem/ Israel, studied from 1999 to 2003 at the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design in Jerusalem. He participated in numerous exhibitions, including What does sculpture want? Sculpture after installation (2009) at the Bezalel Gallery in Tel Aviv/Israel, Christmas in July (2010) at the Yvon Lambert Gallery in New York/USA, Small Fire (2011) at the Sint-Lukasgalerie in Brussels/Belgium, Das Unerwartete Erwarten (2012) at the Künstlerhaus in Bremen/Germany.
Furthermore, he had a variety of solo exhibitions such as Reverse Engineering (2010) at the Galerija Gregor Podnar in Berlin/Germany, Catastrophe is Subjective (2011) at the Kunstverein Braunschweig/Germany and Phenomena of resonance (2011/2012) at the Musée du château des ducs de Wurtemberg in Montbéliard/France.
He received several awards and scholarships with residencies in France, Italy, Germany, and Japan. In 2012 he was awarded the »VHV-Künstler des Jahres«.
Currently, Ariel Schlesinger is living and working in Berlin.