Founder & Managing Director, NPO inVisible / Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art and Design
Born 1984 in Tokyo. Through the NPO BEPPU PROJECT, Akio Hayashi helped revitalize the local community through arts and tourism while using public spaces and commercial venues. In 2015, he founded NPO InVisible with Hiroko Kikuchi. His professional experience includes serving as Secretary-General for Beppu Contemporary Art Festival ‘Mixed Bathing World 2012’, Director for Tottori Artist in Residence Festival (Tottori Prefecture/2014,2015), and Program Director of Roppongi Art Night (Tokyo/2014,2015).