Jan Mech (Büchenbach, 1974) currently lives and works in Barcelona. He studied Theatre, Film and Media Studies with Prof. Dr. Hans-Thies Lehmann at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universtität Frankfurt/Main in Germany and was stipend of DasArts Amsterdam. Since then he has studied with contemporary music composers such as György Kurtág Junior and Raphael Toral, focusing in composition and real-time composing. Mech is a media-artist, musician and performer. His sound works, compositions for video artists and stage works have been shown in a variety of places such as Artists Space New York, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, HCC London, Tate Modern (London), Centre Pompidou (Paris) and Fabrik Potsdam (Berlin). Since 2007 he collaborates regularly as a performer and composer with Spanish artist Dora García. In 2012, he participated in García’s project for dOCUMENTA (13) entitled Die Klau Mich Show: Radicalism in Society Meets Experiment on TV (www.dieklaumichshow.org) and he composed a soundtrack for her film The Joycean Society (2013) and for the re-enactment of Allan Kaprow’s performance 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, show at Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (2014).