Ko Yamada, born and raised in Japan, is a photography/media project artist (BFA, MFA photography / Ohio University), Representative of PAC (Photography Art Caravan). He was recognized at the FotoFest 1994 in Houston, and at the 2nd International Photo Meeting in Sao Paulo 1995, Brazil, before he had shows at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in 1997. After he worked for Electronic Arts festival(ISEA) 2002 as the vise secretary-general, he expanded his field as media expressions. His first newspaper project was awarded Prize of Chairman of the Jury of GOOD DESIGN PRIZE 2003. He combined photography with sound installations, book projects, newspaper projects, and performances. His artworks and projects are widely exhibited in Japan, Brazil, the U.S.A., Germany, France, Thailand, Malaysia, and Serbia. He designed and founded a minimally sized art center and school called [Yojo-Han]Art Center. He also represents an artist collective called Chojamachi School of Arts.