Originally from Japan, Mizu Sugai (they/them) is a Berlin-based artist and filmmaker.

They grew up in Malawi and Trinidad and Tobago.

Image, memory hoarder. Budding storyteller.

Allergic to dust, shrimps, CT media contrast,  ciprofloxacin and German bureaucracy.




2021 – 2024    Cinematography,  filmArche e.V., Berlin

2016 – 2018    Lensbased Class, University of Fine Arts Berlin (UdK), Prof. Dr. Hito Steyerl

2012 – 2016    Academy of Fine Arts N├╝rnberg (AdBK), Prof. Michael Stevenson

2009 – 2012    University of Brighton, U.K., B.A. (Hons) Moving Image

2008 – 2009    Loughborough University, U.K., Foundation Course Art and Design

contact – mizusugai (at) gmail.com