Born in Sapporo. Graduated from Northwestern University in the U.S. From 1979 to 1998, she was a lecturer in the Department of Cinema, College of Arts, Nihon University. She lives in Tokyo. In 1966, she joined the "Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.)" and participated in many experimental projects in Japan and abroad. In 1972, she formed "Video Hiroba" with YAMAGUCHI Katsuhiro and other artists and explored possibilities of media ecology through video. She opened Video Gallery SCAN in 1980 and held video screenings, promoted young artists, and international exchanges. She also organized international Video Television Festivals at Spiral in 1987, 1989, and 1992. Also, as a fog artist, she has created fog installations, stages, and park designs around the world. She has received numerous awards including the Australian Cultural Award, the Laser d'Or at the Locarno International Video Festival, the Yoshida Isoya Special Award, the Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Award for artistic contribution to HDTV programming.
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