I Know What I Like!

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Host: HowTheLightGetsIn
Location: Hay-on-Wye
Speaker: Lyn Gardner, Leo Benedictus, Brian Dillon, Dennis Marks

As the deluge of online opinion threatens traditional quality control, do we need guidance to decide what’s great and what isn't in the world of the arts? Is the commentator and critic a dying voice of cultural authority or do we need direction more than ever? Democracy in the context of politics is assumed to be a good thing, but is it good for the arts?

Cultural theorist and Cabinet editor Brian Dillon, novelist Leo Bendeticus, and Guardian critic Lyn Gardner go in search of opinions worth having. Dennis Marks chairs.

HowTheLightGetsIn is a festival of music and philosophy at Hay.

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