Marko Pogačnik

Marko Pogačnik (Kranj, SL, 1969)
Marko Pogačnik is a Slovenian artist and author. He was co-founder of the neo-avant-garde artistic movement OHO, members of which were also Tomaž Šalamun and Slavoj Žižek. In 1991, he designed the official coat of arms of the newly constituted Republic of Slovenia. In 1998, together with his daughter Ana, he founded the “Lifenet” movement which has been described by scholars as a “typical New Age” group. In the year 2006, he joined the Movement for Justice and Development led by Janez Drnovšek, the President of Slovenia at the time. In the last decade he was commissioned several public monuments like Hologram of Europe which stands at the intersection of Tivoli Street and Slovene Street in Ljubljana.