Vanishing Landscapes

ISBN 13 : 9780711229280

Vanishing Landscapes

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John Berger is a storyteller, essayist, novelist, screenwriter, dramatist and critic, whose body of work embodies his concern for, in Geoff Dyer's words, "the enduring mystery of great art and the lived experience of the oppressed." He is one of the most internationally influential writers of the last fifty years, who has explored the relationships between the individual and society, culture and politics and experience and expression in a series of novels, bookworks, essays, plays, films, photographic collaborations and performances, unmatched in their diversity, ambition and reach. His television series and book Ways of Seeing revolutionised the way that Fine Art is read and understood, while his engagement with European peasantry and migration in the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours and A Seventh Man stand as models of empathy and insight. Central to Berger s creative identity is the idea of collaboration, with people, places and communities as much as with other writers and thinkers. Democratic and open exchange is embedded into his project, and among those artists with whom he has worked are some of the most imaginative in their fields - theatre director Simon McBurney of Complicite, the late artist Juan Munoz, photographer Jean Mohr, composer Gavin Bryars and film-makers Mike Dibb, Alain Tanner and Timothy Neat.

Revue de presse :

This is a coffee-table book with a difference. It burns with a sense of planet-saving mission and is the work of multiple authors, all determined to shock, delight or surprise the eco-warrior in each of us into standing up and acting more responsibly. --The Good Book Guide

Quietly powerful, the better for being reproduced on fine matt paper in an attractive, wide format. --Evening Standard

A poignant wake-up call about how some of the world's most stunning landscapes are under threat from the effects of global warming… The often bleak as well as beautiful images capturing disappearing forests, shrinking ice sheets and river valleys under threat from human development are a reminder of our personal responsibilities and what we can do to help preserve the planet. --Sunday Express

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