Johan Tahon was born during the year of 1965, in the city of Menen, Belgium. He studied sculpture at the Ghent Royal Academy of Fine Arts in his home country. In 1996, he caught the attention of Belgium’s most influential curator and museum director Jan Hoet, who made it possible for Tahon to interact with world level artists. He became famous for his incredible sculpture pieces. Johan Tahon lives and works in Munkzwalm and in Istanbul.