Born in 1968, Fabrice Neaud is a graduate of the Fine Arts School. He started working on his ambitious autobiographical project in 1991. He is also the co-founder of Ego comme X, where the first volume of his Diary was published in 1996. It won a Prix Alph'art (best work by a young artist) in Angoulême in 1997, and was honored with a retrospective at the festival in 2010. He is currently working on the fifth volume.