Born in1980 in Hamburg, Felix Kiessling works and lives in Berlin. He studied at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK Berlin). From 2009 to 2014 he was a participant at Institut für Raumexperimente (Institute for Spatial Experiments) where he graduated as Meisterschüler (master degree) under professor Olafur Eliasson.
His conceptual works have been shown in numerous national as well international galleries, museums and institutions; Hamburger Bahnhof, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Museum of Modern Art Tokyo and Reykjavik Art Museum, amongst others. Kiessling was participant of the Moscow Biennale for Young Arts 2016 and the Marrakech Biennale 2012. Kiessling is co-founder of the artist collective Das Numen. Kiessling is represented by the gallery Alexander Levy in Berlin.