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    Get To Know: Elle Shimada

    Shimada was born and raised in Tokyo to creative parents. Growing up in a housing commission in Shibuya, Tokyo, she experienced a “very humble community living”. When she was 10, her parents moved the family to a sustainable artistic community in an abandoned primary school to start an artist warehouse. They ran off a solar power system, had a veggie garden and threw parties in the school playground. She was afforded rare freedom: having had restless, itchy feet all her life, Shimada left Japan at 14 to live in New York City, to gain exposure to a world she had never encountered before. “I wanted to go as far as possible, because I thought that would be better,” she says. “I now realise that home is where my soul…

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