Jonathan Meese born in Tokyo. Now he lives and works in Germany. He is presently active in all of the artistic mediums: painting, sculpture, installations and performance. he has also worked as a theatre designer on such plays as «noel coward is back», presented at tate Modern. for the salzburg festival in 2010 Meese developed the set decorations for Wolfgang rhim's «dionysys» opera, and Wagner's «parsifal» opera is due in 2016, a key part of the artists career. the set decorations and costumes will be designed by the artist. his work is in the private collections of pompidou centre, saatchi Gallery, as well as various contemporary art museums in belgium, denmark, france, Japan and the United states.