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Aurita, Aurélia

Aurélia Aurita in October 2007

Aurélia Aurita, whose real name is Hakchenda Khun (name often shortened to Chenda) is born 10 April 1980 in Châtenay-Malabry in the Hauts-de-Seine. Aurélia Aurita is a writer of comicbooks. Her nickname is the scientific name of a species of jellyfish: Aurelia aurita 1).

She studied drawing at the École Arc-en-Ciel in Antony and published short stories in the monthly magazine Fluide glacial 2).

Her second album, Fraise et Chocolat, released in 2006, is an erotic and intimate tale about the relationship between Aurélia Aurita and her lover Frédéric Boilet. Fraise et Chocolat was received with much enthusiasm by many criticism, especially in the mainstream press 3).

In 2018 she published Comme un chef. A story about the cooking experiences of Benoît Peeters, when he was a student 4).