Sawako Kato

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Originally born in Nagoya, Japan, Sawako is a timeline-based artist and a sound sculptor currently based in Brooklyn USA. Once through the processor named Sawako, memories in everyday life float in space vividly with a digital yet organic texture. She is interested in the soundscape, the signal scape and the media scape of digital era, and her activities are making bridge between virtual and actual world. She has 4 solo CD releases from 12k, and/OAR and Anticipate, has collaborated with a wide range of artists such as Taylor Deupree, Andrew Deutsch, Kenneth Kirschner, Taku Sugimoto, Toshimaru Nakamura, Chika, O.blaat, Ryan Francesconi and Jacob Kirkegaard, and has performed as an audio and/or visual artist in Harvestworks, Tonic, WFC, Armory Show, Issue Project Room, Roulette, Monkey Town (NYC); Send + Receive Festival, MUTEK (Canada), Kunstraum Walcheturm (Zurich), m12 (Berlin), Corcoran Gallery (Washington DC), UCLA Hammer Museum (LA), offsite, Apple Store Sinsaibashi (Japan); OFFF Festival (Lisbon), Glade Festival, Resonance FM, ICA London (UK); and other venues in the US, Europe and Japan. Sawako obtained a Master's degree in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.