Japan Now Festival at the British Library
Christopher Harding is joined by novelist Yoko Tawada, film-maker Momoko Ando, chapbook editor Elmer Luke and Japanologist Alex Kerr.
New Generation Thinker Christopher Harding meets novelist Yoko Tawada, filmmaker Momoko Ando, Elmer Luke editor of a new series of chapbooks and Japanologist Alex Kerr.
Alex Kerr is the author of Lost Japan and Dogs and Demons.
Yoko Tawada's books include Memoirs of a Polar Bear which has just been translated into English.
The Keshiki Series edited by Elmer Luke includes writing by Yoko Tawada, Aoko Matsuda, Keiichiro Hirano, Misumi Kubo, Masatsugo Ono and Natsuki Ekezawa.
Momoko Ando graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in London and studied film at New York University. Her films are Kakera: A Piece Of Our Life (2009) and 0.5mm (2014).
They are all in England to take part in the Japan Now Festival at the British Library organised by Modern Culture.
Producer: Fiona McLean.