MAREK RUBEC – studied animated film in Zlin, is a freelance illustrator, graphic and comics artist. Published his comics in anthologies and magazines in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Slovenia and Sweden. He is the author of graphic novel from series ČEŠI with Pavel Kosatik. As an illustrator, he cooporated with many publishing houses and magazines. Marek Rubec won the prize ARNAL for the best comics without words in 2013 and four years later won the comics competition at Frame festival in Prague. In 2016 he took part in residence for comics artists in Malmö, Sweden. In his work, he is often inspired by the environment of block houses and urban peripheries.