leonardo micarelli, born in milan, italy, and raised in milan & rome, italy, grew up being heavily involved in the punk rock scene and the diy ethos.
all throughout the '90s, he self-published a music zine and run an independent punk/hc record label, dogprint, with worldwide distribution thru underground channels.
in the early-to mid '00s, he briefly self-published a contemporary art magazine, arrow, deciding soon after to put his own art practice first.
he lives and works in upstate ny.