The Chinchilla is Alexandra Czinczel.
She lives in London. She is currently associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins and visiting lecturer at Kingston University. Her artist's books are in collections at the UCL / Slade library (Small Press Collection), the University of Winchester, the University of the West of England in Bristol, and the Gutenberg Collection in Mainz, Germany. From December 2010 a selection of her books can be bought at bookartbookshop, a wonderful shop in Pitfield Street near Old Street tube station in London which does exactly what it says: it sells an amazing collection of artists books.