A Change of Culture

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Host: HowTheLightGetsIn
Location: Hay-on-Wye
Speaker: Andrea Brady, Lavinia Greenlaw, Peter Atkins, Hilary Lawson

Toward the end of his life the philosopher Richard Rorty called for a ‘poeticisation of culture’. What would this mean and would it lead to a stronger and more powerful culture? Can we inject poetry into the heart of our lives and our institutions, or is this an impossible and undesirable goal?

Author and chemist Peter Atkins, Archive of the Now curator and co-editor of Barque Press Andrea Brady, and prizewinning poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw versify life.

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