Yoko Ikeda (b. 1965, Japan), graduated from the Research Department of Tokyo College of Photography in 1995. Her works feature various instances of nature interwoven with the artificial, flavoured by her wit and humour. Recent solo exhibitions include “Sensation (Gallery Mestalla, Tokyo, 2015), “Monkey Puzzle (IBASHO, Antwerp, and gallery ART UNLIMITED, Tokyo, 2016). Group exhibitions include “Reflection (Place M&M2 gallery, Tokyo, 2013), “Secret Garden part 2”, (gallery ART UNLIMITED, Tokyo, 2015), “Regards de femmes, (Maison Foli, Mons, Belgium, 2015), “Contemporary Photography Asian Perspective (Lawrence Miller Gallery, New York, 2016). In 2013, She won the Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award (86th Annual International Competition: Photography, The Print Center, Philadelphia) and in May 2016 the Higashikawa New Photographer Award.