UNESCO Artist for Peace 2016, born in 1944 in Kranj, Slovenia, Marko Pogačnik studied sculpting at university and acquired an international reputation in conceptual land art. He has developed this further into earth lithopuncture, which aims at healing disturbed landscapes and power points. He leads seminars in earth healing in several countries and provides advice on landscape matters for communities and businesses. Marko Pogacnik is a lecturer at the Hagia Chora school for geomancy which was founded in 1995.
Humanity is married to Gaia, the Earth soul. We are embedded in her stream of manifested life. In a sense, we share the same bed with her. But we are not conscious of this sacred relationship; we do not acknowledge this intimate connection; we do not express or cultivate our love for and with her. […]