Gil Guerra aka LIGONE was born in Setúbal in 1985. He tells that soon he started scrabbling, stumbling on graffiti at the age of 13 and on street art at the age of 18. In 2006 he moved to Caldas da Rainha to study Graphic Design. During his graduation he divided his education with University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME) as a participant in the ERASMUS student exchange program.

After graduating he moved to Gent where he stayed for 6 months where he interned with Glossy, where he worked for Pukkelpop Festival, Southern Fried Records and others. Lately he has been collaborating with the Artistic Collective Gentuza, also from Gent.