• Heidrun Holzfeind - IRO
  • Heidrun Holzfeind - IRO
  • Heidrun Holzfeind - IRO
  • Heidrun Holzfeind - IRO
  • Heidrun Holzfeind - IRO


anima animus

Artists Books/Catalogues/vinyl record

accompanying the exhibition

Released in conjunction with the exhibition by Heidrun Holzfeind, the vinyl record anima animus features music by Japanese shaman improvisation duo Iro (Shizuko and Toshio Orimo). The record comes with an illustrated booklet with Heidrun Holzfeind’s interviews with the musicians as well as the architect Yuko Saito, a former associate at Takamasa Yosizaka’s studio (Atelier U), about his work and ideas.

Vinyl record
Side A
yurari (prayer of summoning) 2’13
ryūjin tamafuri (invoking the dragon god) 2’41”
anima animus 14’09”

Side B
susabu 22’24”

Shizuko Orimo (double bass, chime, vocals)
Toshio Orimo (frame drum, piano, vocals)
Sabu Orimo (bamboo branch, jinashi shakuhachi, primitive shakuhachi)


Audio samples

Side A:

Side B:


Details: Softcover, 16 pages
Texts: Conversation between Shizuko and Toshio Orimo, Norie Fukuda and Heidrun Holzfeind, “Noritō prayer” by Shizuko Orimo, Interview with architect Yuko Saito

Concept: Heidrun Holzfeind Released and produced by Secession 2019

€ 19,—