Kazuhiko Hachiya

Media artist.
A native of Saga, he was born on April 18 (appropriately enough, Invention Day), 1966. After graduating from the Faculty for Visual Communication Design, Kyushu Institute of Design, he had worked for a consulting company, and started SMTV, a private TV station unit, as his art activity.
His works include the special communication tool series, with Inter Dis-communication Machine and Seeing Is Believing, and many with special functions such as AirBoard, a jet-powered skateboard, and OpenSky.
The developer of PostPet e-mail software, he is a representative director of PetWORKs, engaging in development and direction of PostPet-related software

Works

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Born in 1966, Saga, Japan
1989 Graduated from Kyushu Institute of Design (currently Kyushu University, Faculty of Design), Department of Visual Communication Design
Associate Professor at Tokyo University of Arts, Intermedia Art since 2010
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Selected solo show

2018
“All about PetWORKs”
Spiral Garden,
Tokyo
2013
“OpenSky 3.0”
3331 Arts Chiyoda,
Tokyo
2011
“OpenSky in Kirishima”
Kirishima Open-Air Museum,
Kagoshima
2010
“HACHIYA Kazuhiko ‘OpenSky’ Project”
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa,
Ishikawa
2008
“OpenSky RollOut”
Spiral,
Tokyo
“It Could Be Magic”
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan),
Tokyo
2006
“HACHIYA Kazuhiko: OpenSky 2.0”
NTT InterCommunication Center,
Tokyo

Selected group show

2019
“EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (Showcase and demonstration flight)”
Wittman Airport,
Oshkosh, WI, USA
2018
“3 persons show - Forward Stroke -”
Saga Prefectural Art Museum,
Saga
“Reincarnation of Media Art”
Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM],
Yamaguchi
2017
“Japanorama. A new vision on art since 1970”
Centre Pompidou-Metz,
Metz, France
“Collection Exhibition 2 Undying Life”
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa,
Ishikawa
2015
“Inter Dis-Communication Machine - Workshop”
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art,
Aichi
2014
“Players - Art starts from plays”
Arts Maebashi,
Gunma
“MOT COLLECTION Special Exhibition for the 20th Anniversary of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Chronicle 1995-”
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo,
Tokyo
2011
“Trans-Cool TOKYO Contemporary Japanese Art from MOT Collection”
Taipei Fine Arts Museum,
Taipei, Taiwan
2010
“Trans-Cool TOKYO Contemporary Japanese Art from MOT Collection”
Singapore Art Museum (8Q),
Singapore
“Cyber Arts Japan - Ars Electronica 30 Years for Art and Media Technology”
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo,
Tokyo

Public collection

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo,
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa,
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art,
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art,
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto,
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