The German artist Jonathan Meese tells the incredible story of his childhood and of how he became an artist; how he invented his own language as a teenager and how he discovered his artistic talent on his 22nd birthday.

Interview by Christian Lund in Jonathan Meese's studio in Berlin, February 2011.

Filmed by Marie Forchhammer and Martin Kogi.

Produced by Martin Kogi and Christian Lund

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