- Conversation: Shimabuku & Zoë Gray
- Brazilian music influences
- KETS Poster Origami
- Interview with Shimabuku
- Shimabuku's playlist
By kids for kids: Listen here to the WIELS KETS offering their interpretation of the works by Shimabuku.
Conversation: Shimabuku & Zoë Gray
The artist Shimabuku talks with WIELS senior curator Zoë Gray about his exhibition Instrumental.
Brazilian music influences
Shimabuku has a particular connection with Brazil. He often collaborates with Brazilian producer, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Kassin. The short film I'm Wishing was made in collaboration with Kassin and his Brazilian colleague Moreno Veloso during their visit to Okinawa in 2007.
KETS Poster Origami
Watch the video and make your own origami with the WIELS KETS poster!
Interview with Shimabuku
In this exclusive interview, Shimabuku explains the crucial role played by music during the conception and creation of his artworks. A true storyteller, he reveals where he finds his inspiration.
Shimabuku's exhibition is filled with Brazilian music composed by his friends and talented musicians: Kassin, Moreno Veloso and Arto Lindsay.
Shimabuku made a playlist in which you can discover and experience the musical influences on his exhibition 'Instrumental'. Lose yourself to the rhythm of these great musicians, bringing you closer to the artist’s affinities.
Press 'play' and imagine yourself in Shimabuku's instrumental world via a musical journey.