Mirjana Farkas was born in Geneva in 1979. After earning a degree in history she studied illustration at the Escola Massana in Barcelona. She illustrates articles in the press, creates posters, and works on personal projects such as children’s books, frescoes and silkscreen prints. In 2013 she was awarded a grant to illustrate the book Carnet de Bal, a fan-fold of which was published by La Joie de Lire in 2014. The actor and dancer Madeleine Raykov created a theatrical dance performance based on the picture book and toured with it in 2017–2018.