FotoPhoto: Michael C. Möller ARON LESNIK
born 1985 in Berlin
lives and works in Berlin

Aron Lesnik is a conceptual artist based in Berlin. He studied in Leipzig, Vienna and Braunschweig and is actually attending the masterclass of Candice Breitz. His body of work ranges from performance art to video installations such as hard work (2015). In his works he broaches the mechanics of representation and normative identities.

Since 2009, Aron Lesnik’s works have been exhibited at galeries and festivals both nationally and internationally, including European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück (2018), GfzK in Leipzig (2015), the Freakwave Festival in Dornbirn, Austria (2015) and the Cyprus International Performance Art Festival (2013).

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Performance Day, Frankfurt (DE)
2018 EMAF Experiences – European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück (DE)
2016 REISEN at Mercure Berlin City, Kunstraum L102.art Berlin (DE)
2015 FWD, No.17 – 4. International Performancefestival, Noseland (CH)
2015 P.A.S | Performance Art studies #38 – Places of Duration, Athens (GR)
2015 Vision and Fear Station – Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig (DE)
2014 Art Bodensee, Dornbirn (AT)
2014 Freakwave Festival, Dornbirn (AT)
2013 The Supershow – HALLE 14 at Spinnerei Leipzig (DE)
curated by Kathy Rae Huffman
2013 CIPAF, 1. Cyprus International Performance Art Festival, Nicosia (CY)
2013 P.A.S | Performance Art studies #30, Nicosia (CY)
2013 Direct Action Festival Berlin (DE)
2012 blauverschiebung no. 5 – Galerie KuB, Leipzig (DE)
2012 ALTO – Akademia Sztuki Szczecin (PL)
EDUCATION
2018 Master Student of Prof. Candice Breitz
2017 Diploma of Fine Arts at Braunschweig University of Art
2016/18 Braunschweig University of Art – Prof. Candice Breitz – class “room concepts”
2014/15 Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig – Prof. Clemens von Wedemeyer – class “Expanded Cinema”
2013/14 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna – Prof. Constanze Ruhm and Prof. Carola Dertnig
2012/13 Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig – Prof. Günther Selichar
class for mass media research and art in public media space
2010/12 Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig – Prof. Christin Lahr – basic studies
GRANTS
2014/18 The German Academic Scholarship Foundation