Born in Japan, Ayako Sakuragi started her artistic career out as a designer for Comme des Garçons in Tokyo where she worked for eleven years.

In 2011, the event of the great earthquake of East Japan was a turning point in Sakuragi’s life, her perception changed, space and time became a center point for her creative pursuit. Through her own observation of daily life, she aims to capture invisible moments and reveal the passage of time in the form of photography, film and installation art.

Ayako Sakuragi graduated from The Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2022 (DNSAP), she continues to work and experiment in Paris to express her vision of time unfathomable scale in our life.

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