Media artist. After graduating from the Faculty of Image Design at Kyushu Institute of Design (presently Kyushu University School of Design), he worked at a consulting firm. Later, he founded PetWORKs Co., Ltd., where he continues to work today. His works are often functional devices, and include communication tools such as Inter Dis-Communication Machine and PostPet as well as AirBoard, a skateboard fitted with a jet engine, and OpenSky, a project to build a real-life model of the Möwe aircraft from a Japanese animated film. HACHIYA has served as an associate professor of the Department of Intermedia Art of the Faculty of Fine Art at Tokyo University of the Arts since October 2010.
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