Ayako Sato


Born in 1981. Based in Tokyo.
Ayako Sato is a composer, musician, and artist working mainly in the field of electroacoustic music. Using recordings materials of noises, sounds of everyday, and sound objects she encounters in her travels and daily life, she creates works that retrace and overwrite memories of environments and places, and also collaborates with video artists and dancers, as well as interprets sound diffusion. Her works have been presented at international conferences and festivals including ICMC (Australia, Greece, USA, Korea, and Ireland), SMC (Sweden, Greece, Germany, Cyprus, Italy, and France), Festival Futura (France), NYCEMF (USA), Born Creative Festival (Tokyo, Japan), etc. In 2019 she received her Ph.D. from Tokyo University of the Arts for her study of Luc Ferrari’s works. She is currently a part-time lecturer at Tamagawa University, Osaka University of Arts, and Shobi College of Music, and a visiting researcher at Université Paris 8.


Line is whispering

sound installation