Inri studied at the Photography Institute in Tokyo, Japan. From 1994 to 1997 she worked as a photographer for the Asahi Shinbun newspaper. After that she set up on her own and started working on creative projects. In 2000 she began collaborating with RongRong as a photographic duo, signing their works as RongRong&inri. In 2001 Inri was artist-in-residence at the KUNST programme in Vienna, Austria. In 2006 RongRong&inri founded the Three Shadows Photography Art Center in Beijing.
RongRong & Inri. In Fujisan Japan 02, 2001.