A Jar of Wild Flowers: Essays in Celebration of John Berger by Yasmin Gunaratnam,Jean Mohr

By Yasmin Gunaratnam,Jean Mohr

‘John Berger has made the area a greater position to reside in. those essays let us know how he succeeded in that task.’
Arundhati Roy

In this selection of essays at the paintings of, and conversations with, John Berger, thirty-seven of his pals, creative collaborators and fans come jointly to shape the 1st really 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 keeps to throw out lifelines throughout genres, occasions and kinds of expertise, commencing up radical questions on the that means of belonging and of group. in response to this spirit and in occasion of Berger, the fast essays in A Jar of untamed plants 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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