Wahyu Utami Wati was born in Wonogiri and currently lives in Yogyakarta. Since 2009, she is making video art. Her artworks have been exhibited in some galleries in several cities. She has joined several residency programs, both in Indonesia and abroad. Besides making video art, she also worked as freelance assistant director in film and TVC productions. In 2014, she worked as video facilitator in Flores and Halmahera and started to make films. Currently she works as a lecturer at Jogja Film Academy and as freelance copywriter.