Ayako Kataoka is a sound and intermedia artist originally from Tokyo.

She has shared her work and crossed mediums at: Sound Forms Symposium in Copenhagen, The Stone in NYC, The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Bolzano in Italy, Tokyo International Dance Film Festival, San Francisco International Arts Festival, High Zero Festival in Baltimore, Ftarri Suidobashi, among many others. 

She is a recipient of Frog Peak prize and holds an MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media from Mills College, where she studied under the tutelage of Pauline Oliveros and Maggi Payne at the Center for the Contemporary Music (CCM).

She currently lives and works between Berlin, Tokyo, and PNW.