Can we genuinely put ourselves in someone else’s shoes? Or is our gaze limited by our own cultural and social history? In the debate over racism and cultural identity, these questions are urgent for writers, poets and artists.
On the festival’s main stage, they will discuss who speaks for whom. And, above all: how do we speak to each other? In When I look at you, I see myself writers, poets and artists explore the importance of putting yourself in another’s position. Can we rise above our deeply rooted preconceptions? And if so, how?