Ariel Hacohen (b. 1993) is a visual artist from Jerusalem. His work experiments with a variety of photographic approaches, including snapshot and staged photography, image appropriation and video-art. In addition, he creates photographic sculptures using computer-based modelling and casting techniques.
In 2022, Ariel graduated (with distinction) from the MA Photography programme at the Royal College of Art (RCA) London. Throughout his two-year master's degree he was a recipient of the Clore-Bezalel Scholarship for full tuition. Ariel received his B.F.A (with Hons) from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem (2019). During his undergraduate degree, he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA) as part of a student exchange programme.
In 2019, Ariel was awarded the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF) Scholarship for excellence in photography, and the Hecht Prize for Young Artists in the field of fine arts.
Recent group exhibitions include: Digging Down at the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem (2021); Bodyscapes at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2020); Significant Surfaces at the Edmond de Rothschild Centre, Tel Aviv (2020); XYZT: Material Investigations at the Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, Tel Aviv (2020); and more.