Sawako is a sound sculptor, a timeline-based artist and a signal alchemist who understands the value of dynamics and the power of silence. Once through the processor named Sawako, subtle fragments in everyday life float in space vividly with a digital yet organic texture.
Sawako released her albums from 12k (USA), and/OAR(USA) and Anticipate Recordings(USA). She had collaborated and/or improvised with Taylor Deupree, asuna, HYPO, Ryan Francesconi, Toshimaru Nakamura, Andrew Deutsch, Jacob Kirkegaard, Kenneth Kirschner, Daisuke Miyatani, kyoka, Ken Ikeda, Haruka Nakmura, Radiosonde, Ryuichi Sakamoto, among others.
She has performed internationally as an audio and/or visual artist in MUTEK (Canada): Warm Up at P.S.1, Armory Show, Diapason, Le Poisson Rouge, Tonic, Diapason, Monkey Town, Issue Project Room, Roulette, World Financial Center Winter Garden, Starbucks Salon, BAP Festival (NYC); Corcoran Gallery (Washington DC); UCLA Hammer Museum (LA); OFFF Festival (Lisbon); MACBA, CosmoCaixa, Sonar Festival (Spain); Glade Festival, Resonance FM, ICA (UK); Batofar (Paris); m12(Berlin); Offsite, Super Deluxe, Bullets, gift_lab, Vacant, Apple Store (Japan).