Current artistic research projects

Next to my academic research, I am also involved in artistic research. On this page, you can read more about my current artistic research projects.

Japan Fans Foundation

Looking for Japanese art and culture in Utrecht? At this moment, I am working on two projects for the Japan Fans Foundation, an organisation that began as a group of friends and grew into an official company, that strives towards establishing a Japanese Art & Culture Centre in Utrecht. (Read more about the very beginnings of Japan Fans Utrecht.)

Playing Ghibli piano music for elderly people

The whole month of August I am playing free piano concerts with music from Studio Ghibli films in care homes in the Utrecht area. You can read more about it via Japan Fans. Below is an item about this Ghibli concert series on Dutch national radio 4:

The Spirit of Kanji (artistic research project)

From September onwards, I will be exhibiting and publishing my calligraphic artworks and the accompanying interviews with Utrecht inhabitants of Asian descent. You can read more about this project via Japan Fans.

Japan Fans - the spirit of kanji - artistic research project - Martine Mussies

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