Polaris Prize – Pierre Kwenders

Todays Feature – Band: PIERRE KWENDERS, Artwork by: KELLEN HATANAKA

José Louis Modabi is a Congolese-Canadian musician preforming under the stage name Pierre Kwenders.
His first album ‘Le Dernier Empereur’ was out in 2014 and was nominated at the Juno Awards.
His single Sexus Plexus Nexus dropped June 20th and the new album ‘Makanda’ released September 2017.
He is recognized for creating a unique sound blend of African Music with western Pop

 

Kellen Hatanaka is an artist and designer from Toronto, Canada.
He has worked with a variety of clients including The Wall Street Journal, The Walrus,
The Drake Hotel, Sid Lee, Bruce Mau Design, Frank and Oak and Absolut Vodka.
He was awarded the Governor General’s Award in 2016 along with
Jon-Erik Lappano for their book, “Tokyo Digs a Garden.”

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