Born in 1944 in Šempas, Slovenia, Marko Pogačnik is an artist and writer. From 1965-1971 he worked in conceptual and land-art as member of the OHO Group. Since 1980 he has developed methods of ecological healing called lithopuncture, which is similar to Earth acupuncture with carved cosmograms.
Since 1998 his work has been closely related to the Earth transformation process in facilitating workshops in different landscapes worldwide, developing Gaia Touch Body Exercises, and writing.
Marko is the author of several books including Sacred Geography, Quantum Leap of the Earth, Universe of the Human Body, and Dancing with the Earth Changes. In 2020 he received his third two-years mandate as a UNESCO Artist for Peace and UNO Goodwill Ambassador.