Saturday 10 August 2.15pm - 3.15pm La Trobe Art Institute
Why do Japanese aesthetics attract writers and artists? Translator Meredith McKinney has immersed herself in the nuance of the language through the work of some of the most celebrated Japanese authors. Poet Barry Hill has travelled in the footsteps of great writers such as Basho. They talk to Emerald King about the attractions and difficulties of the Japanese culture.