To enter an exhibition by Jonathan Monk is like taking part of a treasure hunt, made up by digressions and space-time manipulations. In his "Meeting pieces" (a wall text in the exhibition space indicating an appointment in the distant future), the meeting is uncertain. The amount and variety of his works, poses the question of what supports them. Monk's art does not follow any style, there is no characteristic that could help to identify his work at first glance. Monk's reading of the myth of contemporary art is through the prism of humor, irony, and anecdote.
Jonathan Monk was born in 1969 in Leicester, UK. He lives and works in Berlin.