R.E.L is a multimedia and multidisciplinary artist who is based in Amsterdam since the late 80′s.
R.E.L a.k.a. Ariel is a graduate of the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam 1993.
During the 90′s he concentrated mainly on video projections and painting, mostly in relation with the night life of Amsterdam. Since 2000 Ariel has taken on a task to create a vast photo documentation of his nightly adventures which made him one of the leading photographers of the night in Amsterdam. Along side his photo work he still keeps on drawing and painting using his photos as a main source of inspiration.