Coco Petitpierre and Yvan Clédat, both born in 1966, live and work in Drancy in the département of Seine-Saint-Denis, which borders on Paris. They met in 1986 while studying applied arts. In 1990 Coco Petitpierre got her diploma as a set designer at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts et Techniques. In the same year, Yvan Clédat graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Graphiques Met de Penninghen in Paris. Aside from the artistic work they do together, both also collaborate with other artists, including Philippe Quesne, Sophie Pérez & Xavier Boussiron, Alban Richard, Odile Duboc, Xavier Le Roy, Emmanuelle Vo-Dinh, Olivia Grandville, Sylvain Prunenec.