Marco Leal was born in 1965 in Chile. Because of his political activities against the dictatorship in Chile, he was forced to leace the country. He graduated from the Universidad ARCIS in Santiago, Chile. He is cooperating in various projects with his drawings, paintings and videos. His book The Destroyers was published in 2013, with the sequel The Connoisseurs in 2015. He is currently a cultural worker in different areas.