The perfomers that made recording sessions and artwork of the Research Presentation possible are:


Christof May- flutes and saxophones


Ignas te Wiel- percussion and shakuhachi


Gulli Gudmundsson- double bass, electronics and recording


Natasza Kurek- voice, piano, percussion

Anna Glinka - photography


Yukari Sawaki - Japanese language consultations

My gratitude to wonderful people whose feedback has greatly helped me in my research project:


Christof May, Ignas te Wiel, Johan van Kreij, Justin Bennett, Milena Mizgiert, Anna Glinka, Renee Jonker, Yukari Sawaki, Master Circles Fellowship of 2017 and 2018, Henk Borgdorff, Gerda van Zelm, Paul Craenen, Joanna Zbikowska, Agata Markowska-Szczupak, Antonina Reben and Gulli Gudmundsson.


... and last but not least, thank you to all my friends an family who have for years patiently listened to my stories of fascination with Japan. Verbalizing my infatuation has led me to commencing this project. Arigato.



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