Markus Färber was born in 1981 in the Franconian Forest. He studied Art Education in Würzburg and later Visual Communication with a focus on illustration in Kassel and Halle. His first book “Reprobus” was published by Rotopol in 2012. Now he lives in Leipzig and works from there as an illustrator and comic artist for a wide variety of agencies and clients. As part of the “Busy Hands” poster collective, he designs concert posters and makes music under the pseudonym “Holob”.