Visual Artist. Born in Nagoya, Japan in 1983.
He studied cinema and installation and received his M.A from Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences.
Working mainly with video and photography, Hirakawa discusses about particular time flowing in a certain place or a thing.
He took part in the residence program at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart from 2011 to 2012.
Hirakawa showed his work in several museums and galleries internationally, such as "Light, Shadow, Time" Okazaki Mind-scape Museum(2012), “Now & After" Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2012), solo exhibition "Mute Time" Kyoto Art Center(2012), "Aichi Triennale" Aichi Arts Center(2010) and "Japan Media Art Festival" National Art Center Tokyo(2008).