Shunsaku Hayashi was born in Osaka, Japan in 1992, lives in London and studies Fine Art in Goldsmiths, University of London as a trainee under the Japan Cultural Ministry Abroad Research Fellowship for up-and-coming artists From 2012 to 2015. In 2007, he won the Encouragement Prize at the Agency of Cultural Affairs' Japan Media Arts Festival. From 2006 until 2011, whilst in Osaka, he held five exhibitions in Tokyo. In 2011, his short animation was nominated at Etiuda & Anima Film Festival in Krakow. In 2013, his experimental film film was selected at Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2014.