Biography

Solo Photo exhibition:

2021 "Birthday" Gallery Place M (Tokyo, Japan ) October 18-24 Installation views

Contribution:

2022 "Examining the social distortion caused by gender bias through films; What's the role of media?" 

"ジェンダーバイアスによる社会の歪みを映像から探る 〜 メディアの役割とは"

This video essay is a contribution to the 4th Futures of Media conference on "Media Power" (held virtually from 21-22 January 2022).

第4回 Futures of Mediaカンファレンス「Media Power」(2022年1月21日~22日オンライン開催)に寄稿。

Selected screenings:

2022 "Camouflage"  films. デイザー・イン・トーキョー  (Tokyo, Japan) April 29 - May 8

2021 "Birthday" Festival Tous Courts (Aix-en-Provence, France) November 30-December4*

2021 "Dialogue" Cinema of the Self: Personal Documentary in Japan at CloseUp (London, UK) November 14

2021 "Dialogue" Cellu l'art film festival Jena (Jena, Germany) October 19-24

2021 "Birthday" Tranås at the Fringe (Tranås, Sweden) October 16-24*

2021 "Birthday" Athens Digital Arts Festival (Athens, Greece) --- ONLINE  September 20-October 31

---  PHYSICAL  October 13-17 *

2021 "Birthday" Split Film Festival / International Festival of New Film (Split, Croatia) Septembre 15-21*

2021 "Birthday" Festival Courts d'unsoir (Montréal, Canada)  Septembre 1-6*

2021 "Birthday" San Giò Verona Video Festival (Verona, Italy)  July 23-27

2021 "Birthday" Festival OODAAQ (Rennes, France)  June 9, 11, 12 & 13*

2021 "Numb" Festival OODAAQ retrospective (Rennes, France)  from May 21to 30*

2021 "Birthday" Traverse Vidéo (Toulouse, France)  May 20*

2021 "Birthday" Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (Oberhausen, Germany)  May 2*

2021 "Birthday" Festival de films féministes - Filministes  (Montreal, Canada)  March 4-12*

2020 "Camouflage" Saigon Experimental Film Festival  (Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam)  November 20&21*

2020 "Dialogue" Cinema On The Bayou  (Lafayette, USA) January 24*

2019 "Dialogue" KLEX Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival  (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) December 6*

2019 "Dialogue" Loop Discover Award -  preselected  (Barcelona, Germany) from September 10 to October 10*

2019 "Dialogue" International Festival Signes de Nuit (Paris, France) October 9*

2019 "Dialogue" Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival  (London, UK)  September 21

2019 "Dialogue" Hamburg International Short Film Festival - Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany)  June 5 & 7*

2019 "Camouflage" Times Museum (Guangzhou, China)  May18

2019 "Camouflage" Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival  (Hawick, Scotland)  May 4 & 5*

2019 "Dialogue" Festival Oodaaq (Saint-Malo, France)  April 24-27*

2019 "Camouflage" Experiments in Cinema (Alburquerque, USA) April 17 *

2019 "Camouflage" International Short Film Week Regensburg  (Regensburg, Germany) March 15 

2019 "Camouflage" The festival Revolution per Minute  (Boston, USA) February 3 *

2019 "Camouflage" Cinema On The Bayou  (Lafayette, USA) January 25*

2018 "Camouflage" The festival Revolution per Minute preview program  (Beijing, China) December 6 *
2018 "Camouflage" Call Again (Toronto, Canada) December 7
2018 "Camouflage" KLEX Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival  (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) November 24 *
2018 "Camouflage" La Maison d'Haiti's Art centre (Montreal, Canada) November 28 *
2018 "In the Room" Bali International Short Film Festival (Bali, Indonesia) October 9 & 10 & 12
2018 "Camouflage" Beijing International Short Film Festival (Beijing, China) September 16 &18 & 22 
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2018 "In the Room" Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival (Hamilton, Canada) August 9
2018 "In the Room"
ACC Asia Culture Center Cinematheque Opening Program: Cine Commune (Gwangju, Korea) July 29
2018 "Dialogue" Edinburgh International Film Festival  (Edinburgh, Scotland) June 24 & 30
2018 "NUMB" Festival Oodaaq (Rennes  Saint-Malo, France) May 19  &30
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2018 "Camouflage" Cinéma la Strada (Decazeville, France) April 12*
2018 "Camouflage" Festival Traverse Video (Toulouse, France) March 7 - 11*
2018 "NUMB" Cinéma on the Bayou (Lafayette, USA) January 27 *
2017 "In the Room" Eastern Bloc (Montreal, Canada) December 8 *
2017 "NUMB" Instants vidéos (Marseille, France) November 21 *
2017 "Camouflage" Cork Film Festival (Cork, Ireland) November 16
2017 "In the Room" Biennale Art Video Rennes projection Multiformes (Rennes, France) October 9 
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2017 "Camouflage" Bali International Short Film Festival (Bali, Indonesia) October 8
2017 "NUMB" Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival (Bilbao, Spain) September 15 
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2017 "NUMB" Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival (Hamilton, Canada) August 10 *
2017 "Camouflage" Edinburgh International Film Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland) June 27, July 1
2017 "Camouflage" Image Forum Festival (Tokyo Yokohama Kyoto Nagoya Fukuoka, Japan) May 2 & 4& 16, June 2 & 21
2017 "NUMB" 20minmax (Ingolstadt, Germany) May 28 
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2017 "NUMB" Festival Traverse Video (Toulouse, France) March 9 *
2016 "NUMB" EXiS Experimental Film and Video Festival, Seoul (Korea) July 10
2016 "NUMB" Edinburgh International Film Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland) June 20 & 21

2016 "In the Room" Recollecting the days and moments: Japanese Experimental Cinema (Amherst, USA) February 10
2015 "In the Room" Singapore International Film Festival (Singapore) December 1
2015 "In the Room" Image Forum Festival (Tokyo Yokohama Kyoto Nagoya Fukuoka, Japan) Excellence award  May 1 & 4 & 20, June 5&24 
2014 "In the Room" International Students Creative Award (Osaka, Japan) Grand prize  - selected by Toshio Matsumoto  November 21

* Distribution by Vidéographe

Articles:

Interview by Yap Khai Qing "‘Short, but deep’: Interview with Japanese filmmaker and curator Yuka Sato", May, 2021

Sakuma, Yoshio. "対話と名づけられたモノローグ" May, 2021

Heidingsfelder, Markus. "Online Film Festival: Place M 2021, 3/19(Fri) – 22(Mon)", http://www.markusheidingsfelder.deMarch, 2021

Crosthwait, George. "(re)Learning to talk with DIALOGUE", Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival, September, 2019

Linnarz, Rouven. "Short Film Review: DIALOGUE (2018) by Yuka Sato", Asian Movie Pulse, September 20, 2019.

Young, Neil. "The houses we were, the cities we are", Modern Times Review, November 24, 2018.
https://www.jigsawlounge.co.uk/film/reviews/nytidoct2018/