Ersan Mondtag was born in Berlin in 1987 and works as a director between the disciplines of theatre and music, performance and installation. In 2012 he founded the KAPITÆL ZWEI KOLEKTIF in Munich and collectively developed duration performances, experimental party forms and interdisciplinary works for the theatre. For the Pinakothek der Moderne museum’s temporary pavilion he created KONKORDIA, a nine-day duration performance, together with Olga Bach. His productions at theatres in Frankfurt and Kassel have been invited to the radikal jung and Berlin Theatertreffen festivals, among others. The journal Theater heute selected Mondtag as young director of the year, as well as set and costume designer of the year, in 2016. In Studio Я he developed Ein Requiem deutscher Gerichtssprachen (A Requiem for German Legal Language) as part of the »New Voices« format.