Japan Now returns to the British Library on Saturday, 25 February with a packed day exploring contemporary writing and culture from this fascinating country.
Alex Kerr, author of Lost Japan, reflects on the beauty and destruction of the Japanese landscape, and leading writers, including Hiromi Kawakami, author of Strange Weather in Tokyo, Masatsugu Ono and Yoko Tawada read from new work, alongside artists who view Japan through the lens of film and photography.
This ticket includes free entry into the Momoko Ando film screening at 18.30, subject to capacity.
Other participants include Tomoka Shibasaki, Polly Barton, Alfred Birnbaum, Elmer Luke, Aoko Matsuda, Masatsugu Ono, Takero Shimazaki, Suzi Feay and Christopher Harding.
Programmed by Modern Culture in partnership with the Japan Foundation and Writers’ Centre Norwich and supported by Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, the Nippon Foundation and the Japan Society.
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
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|Price:||Full Price: £20.00
Senior 60+: £16.00
Registered Unemployed: £14.00
Under 18: £14.00
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See more at: https://www.bl.uk/events/japan-now-25-feb-2017-1100