born in Hamburg in 1971, Tim Dinter grew up in Bonn, Bavaria and Brussels, where he attended Alain Goffin’s Comic Class in 1987. He studied Visual Communication at the Academy of Art Berlin and at the London College of Printing. Together with fellow students, he founded monogatari in 1999. The illustrators’ group has become renowned for its comic reportages. Dinter is regularly illustrating the strip »Lästermaul & Wohlstandskind« (tr.: The Jay and the Affluent Kid) for Berliner »Tagesspiegel«. He lives in Berlin.