24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

Words of Love and Hate – Mieko Kawakami: Breasts and Eggs

On a hot summer day, thirty-year-old writer Natsuko is visited by her older sister Makiko and her daughter Midoriko in Tokyo. The three women come from working-class backgrounds and each struggle in their own way with their social gender, beauty norms, and the aging of their bodies. »Mieko Kawakami writes vociferously against Japan’s encrusted society« [Focus].

Moderation: Toby Ashraf
Speaker: Patrizia Carlucci
Languages: Japanese, German

Mieko Kawakami participates remotely.


Friday, 2022-09-09