Sachiko Kodama was born in Japan in 1970.
As a child she spent a lot of time in the southernmost part of Japan.
This area is rich in tropical flowers and plants, edged by the sea, and washed with warm rain. Sachiko loved art and literature from an early age, but also had a strong interest in science.
After Graduating Physics course in the Department of Science at Hokkaido University, In 1993, Sachiko matriculated in the Fine Arts Department at the University of Tsukuba, studying Plastic Art and Mixed Media. Then she completed Master’s and Doctoral Program
in Art and Design at the University of Tsukuba. She received Ph.D. in Art.
In 2000, Sachiko began work on a ferrofluid art project that she named “Protrude, Flow”.
Her work has been exhibited at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Wexner Center for the Arts/Columbus, Skirball Cultural Center/Los Angeles, The National Art Center/Tokyo, Reina Sofia National Museum/Madrid, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
1970 Born, Japan
1993-2000 Art & Design, University of Tsukuba
2002 Awarded grand prize at the 5th Media Art Festival, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
2009 Stayed in New York with a grant from the Agency for Cultural Affairs (-2010)