Born 1969 in Kobe, Hyogo and based in Berlin, Germany.
Shimabuku has travelled various places domestically and internationally since the early 1990s, producing installations, performances, and video works relevant to the people and animal living there, customs and the environment. He has participated in many international shows including group exhibitions at the Pompidou Centre, Paris and the Hayward Gallery, London and the Venice Biennial 2003 and Sao Paulo Biennial 2006.
photo: Noguchi Rika