- Created on 22 February 2013
To me, it's like the towns are brimming with simple and beautiful poetry.
One day I wanted to make my own version of Fish & Chips. So in Liverpool, I made a film about a potato swimming to get meet a fish."
Born in 1969 in Kobe, Japan, Shimabuku lives and works in Berlin. The CIAP Vassivières, CAPC Bordeaux and the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art de Tokyo have recently invited him for personal exhibitions while a large retrospective will be dedicated to his work at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art de Kanazawa. In 2013 he'll also take part in the Sharjah Biennale. His works have been shown at the Sao Paulo Biennale, at the Neue Nationalgalerie and at the DAAD gallery in Berlin and at the Whitechapel Art Gallery de Londres. His works are presented in many private and public collections worldwide.