By Yasmin Gunaratnam,Jean Mohr
‘John Berger has made the realm a greater position to dwell in. those essays let us know how he succeeded in that task.’
In this choice of essays at the paintings of, and conversations with, John Berger, thirty-seven of his pals, inventive collaborators and fans come jointly to shape the 1st actually overseas and cross-cultural social gathering of his interventions.
Berger has for many years, via his poetic humanism, introduced jointly geographically, traditionally and socially disparate matters. His paintings maintains to throw out lifelines throughout genres, occasions and kinds of expertise, commencing up radical questions about the that means of belonging and of neighborhood. according to this spirit and in occasion of Berger, the fast essays in A Jar of untamed flora challenge us all to take the courageous step from constrained sympathy to prolonged generosity.
With contributions from Ali Smith, Julie Christie, Sally Potter, Ram Rahman, Jean Mohr, Nick Thorpe, Hsiao-Hung Pai and plenty of others.
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