Will Gompertz speaks to guests, to be announced, about the power of activism in art to change the world. Previously the BBC’s arts editor, Gompertz is now the Barbican Centre’s artistic director. Gompertz is a Hay Festival 2023 Thinker in Residence, questioning norms, finding new perspectives and challenging us to action.
Cultural critic Charlotte Williams speaks with a panel of guests, to be announced, about Welsh identity, education, and creative and cultural representation. Williams is a Welsh-Guyanese author and academic. As Hay Thinker in Residence she is committed to exploring the ways in which Wales and its multivarious Welsh identities are represented at the Festival.