Lico, born Fang Li in 1976 in Wuhan, China, studied literature at the Central China Normal University (CCNU). After graduation, she moved to Kanto region in Japan, and worked as a cultural journalist in Tokyo from 1999 to 2011. She wrote for various magazines, including "A+a" (Architecture + art) of the Architectural Society of China, Modern Weekly and GQ. In 2011, she joined Crystal CG in Beijing as planning director in its architectural design office. In 2013, she left Beijing and moved to Düsseldorf, where she has since been active as curator, and in 2016 she brought TAIFUN Project to life.
Marc, born 1976 in Wilhelmshaven, studied Comparative Literature in Münster and Mendoza (Argentina). He worked as a copywriter and editor for several years before joining forces with Lico for TAIFUN Project.