Aki Nakazawa was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1976, lives and works in Cologne and Tokyo. She studied visual-media and video-art at the College of Art, Nihon University in Tokyo. Since 1997, She is a member of the video-art group “Spread Video-art Project (SVP)” in Tokyo. In 2005, she got an overseas-resident-grant from Japanese Government, since then she has been developing her career also in Germany as a video-artist and as a curator with working for international film and video festivals, institutions and museums. Her videos show what our existences are in society, with her view to find subtle incidents in our life and her essential poetic visual-language. Her latest video “Negai wo hiku / Drawing wishes” (2006) has been shown and awarded in many international film and media-art festivals.