Sachiko Hayashi (Sweden/Japan)

Sachiko Hayashi

Video and net artist. Born in ’62, Tokyo, currently resident in Sweden.
Founder of internet network DIAN. Since 2002 editor of Hz web journal, Stockholm. Also founder and curator of the newly founded virtual net gallery Hz Net Gallery for Fylkingen, Stockholm. Visiting artist at the Department of Art History, the University of Copenhagen, November 2003. Artist in Residence” in April 2003 at the Experimental Television Center in New York.
Her net art works have been archived as art objects in Rhizome, NY. They have been shown at various new media festivals in Europe, including Janco Dada Museum in Israel (2001), European Media Art Festival in Osnabrueck, Germany (2002), Media Art Festival Friesland in the Netherlands, (2002) and Split Film Festival in Coratia (2002), Viper, Basel, Switzerland (2003), Fluxus, Brazil (2003) and as part of JavaMuseum – Perspective ’03 at Computer Space Festival 2003 Sofia, Bulgaria. Her CD-Rom project (the Norns, earlier titled Dream Weaver) has been shown at Electrohype, Malmoe, Sweden (2000) and at Stuttgart FilmWinter, Stuttgart, Germany (2002) where its presentation was held. Another presentation of this project was held at the Department of Art History, the University of Copenhagen, 2003. Close collaboration with Magnus Alexanderson, an electro-acoustic music composer, as MASH. MASH video works have been shown at such venues as Not Still Art Festival in New York (2002), European Media Art Festival in Osnabrueck, Germany (2002), Transmediale in Berlin (2003), Boston CyberArt in Mass. USA (2003), and Radiator – New Media Art Festival in Nottingham, UK (2003). One of MASH videos – “Stretched in Dark” (2001), part of MASH video trilogy – was commissioned by the Swedish National Institute of Concerts. The whole trilogy was chosen for a national tour by the same institution and was shown at 8 different cities in Sweden.

Sachiko Hayashi participates in

  • JavaMuseum
  • I-Ocean – netart from Asia & Pacific area

  • Violence Online Festival
  • curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne