Must the Arts Be Relevant? A Free Thinking BASCA Debate
Mark Baldwin, Catherine Wood, Jennifer Walshe, Sarah Kent and Vayu Naidu debate the contemporary in art. Matthew Sweet chairs a debate marking the BASCA composer awards.
Matthew Sweet chairs the British Academy of Song Writers, Composers and Authors debate about relevance and the contemporary across art forms. He is joined by Mark Baldwin Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company, Catherine Wood curator at Tate, Jennifer Walshe composer and vocalist, Vayu Naidu storyteller and Sarah Kent art critic and performer.
Recorded in front of an audience at the studios of Rambert on London's South Bank.
Part of BBC Radio 3's coverage of the BASCA awards which you can hear broadcast on Saturday's Hear and Now.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod.