spotlight: meikel neid


meikel neid / illustrator / author

meikel grew up in berlin prenzlauer berg and is drawing since his childhood. he is drawing manually, with pen & paper, mainly characters, cartoons, creatures but also letters and other specific contract work. he creates his cartoons often very quickly with simple forms and reduced spreads, his illustrations, however, are often very detailed and have fine shades and complex textures. his characters are very expressive and are often accompanied by black humor. meikel also writes & reads funny short stories and is a member of the weekly reading crew »die surfpoeten«.

meikel likes to cook, is collecting vinyl, admires david hasselhoff and hates poetry slams.


i live in (town + borough): »berlin, prenzlauer berg«

nightclub, pub or gallery? »pub«

your color: »black«

your drink: »ayran«

song you can’t get out of your head right now: »papoose – prisoners of war«

last read: »enn vetemaas – die nixen von estland«

website you visit the most lately: »kapitalismus«

what was your most recent inspiration: »my daughter«

your weapon: »pen, words, water pistol«

what’s next: »finger-wrestling«


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