Born 1969 in Sempeter pri Gorici, Slovenia. 1988-92 studied theatre and radio directing at the University of Ljubljana. 1992 founded the arts organisation Projekt Atol in the frame of which he works in the performance, visual arts, situation and communications fields. 1995 co-founded Ljudmila (Ljubljana Digital Media Lab) and from 1996 on worked there as a programs coordinator on many different fields. He is coordinator of flights for zero-gravity artistic projects in conjunction with the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Moscow. In 2001 he became member of the strategic council for information society established by the government of the Republic of Slovenia. He also invented and coordinated the production of a mobile media lab project, Transhub-01, which was first realised as MOBILATORIJ and now succesfully travels Europe. His work was presented at major international exhibitions such as documenta X in Kassel, the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Ars Electronica, Media City Seoul and Manifesta. In 2000 he received the special Medienkunst prize at the ZKM and in 2001 the Golden Nica Prix Ars Electronica together with Carsten Nicolai. He is currently Associate Professor in Art and Media Arts and Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Peljhan is flight director of zero-g flights 1-3 with the Noordung group, and organiser of flight 1 with the GCTC with Kitsou Dubois. Since 2002 Peljhan taught at the University of Santa Barbara. Lives in Ljubljana.
- Pact Systems, technological branch of Projekt Atol (*1995).
- Terminal, installation (1996).
- UCOG-144, Urban Colonisation and Orientation Gear - 144, (1996). An experiment overlapping psychogeography and communications technology, consisting of a number of group members wandering the streets of Ljubljana carrying home-made versions of the US military's GPS - global positioning system - used together with wireless modems and audio receivers to create a collage of activity on the streets and on the net.  
- Makrolab (1997 - 2007). Mobile laboratory setup built for the open and integral research and common work of artists, scientists and tactical media workers in the fields of telecommunications, migrations research, weather and climate. It was first set up in 1997, during the documenta X? exhibition in Kassel, Germany, and was consequently operating in Western Australia (Rottnest Island), Slovenia (Veliki Kras) and in the Scotish Highlands (Atholl Estates). The final aim of the project is the establishment of an independent art and science based research station on the Antarctic continent in 2007.    
- Wardenclyffe, performance. 
- SOLAR, performance.
- Insular Technologies initiative, (announced in 1998). Insular Technology is basically a development of a secure short wave voice and data communication equipment for centres like Ljudmila, V2, Backspace or E-Lab. It's for these centres which work with new and old media and have a need for secure and unbreakable communication that does not use the internet. It's a hardware development project of 256 bit encryption, which is a very strong encryption and it will be a proprietary technology of PACT Systems, which is a research unit of my group, and a company called SIFRA in Slovenia, which already produces its own 128 bit encryption system.    
- 178 Degrees East — Another Ocean Region, Australia (1997).  
- PPTU 1999, Portable Programming and Transmitting Unit (1999). The object designed specifically for the use in refugee camps in Albania and Macedonia for refugee produced programs.   
- TRUST-SYSTEM 15, New York (1999).  
- POLAR, installation (with Carsten Nicolai), Ars Electronica, Vienna (2001). An interactive multimedia installation that makes it possible to experience the data flow in global and local networks both sensuously and cognitively. "We envisioned the 7m X 7m X 4m, totally connected and tactile space as a complex tactile matrix interface, that enables the visitor to experience the flow of data in the global and local networks in a completely immersive, yet cognitive way. The work was inspired by the notion of the cognitive "ocean" as described in Stanislaw Lem's and Andrey Tarkovsky's Solaris."   
- S-77CCR, Vienna (2004). Tactical urban counter-surveillance systems for ground controlled UAV's (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and airborne drones to monitor public space. 
- Transcript of the talk by Marko Peljhan at the Luminous Green Symposium in 2007 
- Nataša Petrešin, "POTENTIALITY OF A CULTURAL RESISTANCE. TALK WITH BRIAN HOLMES, CLAIRE PENTECOST, MARKO PELJHAN, IGOR ZABEL". 2004 
- Marko Peljhan: Expert in Communication Technology and Earth/Space Environment applications. Interviewed by Rasa Smite and Leva Auzina. 2004 
- RIXC interview with Marko Peljhan by Ieva Auzina, Rasa Smite, and Raitis Smits. 2001. 
- Marko Peljhan, "Strategies of Minimal Resistance - Analysis of Tactical Work in the Surveillance Society", talk at SCCA (Ljubljana Center for Contemporary Arts), 1999.  
- Marko Peljhan interviewed by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Art Orbit #3, 1998 
- Marko Peljhan. "INSULATION/ISOLATION PROCEEDINGS. Lecture for the 100 days-100 guests dX programme". 1997 
- Inke Arns: "Faktura and Interface: Chlebnikov, Tesla and the heavenly data traffic in Marko Peljhans makrolab (1997-2007)", in: Kwastek, Katja (Ed.): "Ohne Schnur...." Kunst und drahtlose Kommunikation. Kommunikationskunst im Spannungsfeld von Kunst, Technologie und Gesellschaft, Revolver: Frankfurt am Main 2005, p. 62-79