Satomi Zpira began her career as an entertainer in 2000. Living in Japan since 1999 she studied traditional music (koto) and dance (nihon buyou), tea ceremony and kitsuke (the art of kimono wearing).
She was taken under Oda Hisashi’s (student of Osada Eikichi) wing in 2001 and embarked on a two year apprenticeship to study Shibari.
Since then her wide repertoire of skills has brought her to all four corners of the world, mixing burlesque elements, Japanese rope bondage and pyrotechnics.
She often finds herself on the stage of world famous fetish events such as Torture Garden (London, Toronto, Rome, Athens) or Wasteland (Amsterdam), and various Body Art festivals & high events most notably for Vivienne Westwood (Tokyo), Sonia Rikyel (Paris) and Agent Provocateur (Moscow).
A multifaceted and mysterious character, she has also published with her french husband photographer and film maker Lukas Zpira a photography book (Tokyolovedoll by Pan-Exotica) and has graced covers of magazines such as Skin Two, Elegy, Burst and more.