Aiko Shimotsuma was born in Japan. Currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She obtained Sociology BA in Kyoto (Japan) then moved to Berlin and graduated as a Meisterschülerin from the sculpture department (Fine art) at Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee in 2021. She works on site-specific installation which converse with the environments that surround the space. In 2020, she was selected for an award of Bernhard-Heiliger-Förderstipendiums (Germany). She was granted a fellowship from Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation(Japan) in 2021 and received a scholarship from Elsa-Neumann-Stipendium (Germany) in 2022-2023.