Sputniko! is an artist and designer who lives and works in Tokyo.
Sputniko! creates machines, films and music that explores technology, feminism and pop culture. Her narrative works are produced via research investigation with scientists and specialists to critically investigate a possible future for human beings and technology.
Born to an English mother and a Japanese father, who are both mathematicians, Sputniko! graduated high school early to study mathematics at Imperial College, London.
She soon became interested in ways to use the arts to better communicate her scientific thinking, leading her to the Royal College of Art.
Sputniko!’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as the National Art Centre and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo. She has received grants and awards from numerous sources including the Singapore Art Museum and Ars Electronica.