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CATALOGUE
A 96 page, fully illustrated season catalogue, with original articles, poems and essays by all participants, is available to purchase at events and through the post.
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Press articles about John Berger and the season.

NEW EVENT
Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Latife Tekin in discussion of their books with extracts read by John Berger.
Borders Charing Cross Road, Mondon 16 May at 6:30pm

Emine Sevgi Özdamar is a writer and an actress, born in Turkey and living and working in Germany since 1976. She is the author of Mother Tongue and Life is a Caravanserai. Latife Tekin is one of Turkey's leading novelists. Two of her novels are available in English, Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills and Dear Shameless Death. see here

King: a street story and response 11 & 12 May,
St George's Theatre, Tufnell Park Road, N7

Cardboard Citizens Cardboard Citizens, the acclaimed homeless people’s theatre
company, present a ‘scratch’ performance in reaction to Berger’s King, an anonymously
published novel about homelessness and displacement narrated by a dog, staged in a squatted venue
booking essential. Email to notify us of your interest.

For all event details see here.

I can't tell you what art does and how it does it, but I know that art has often judged the judges, pleaded revenge to the innocent and shown to the future what the past has suffered, so that it has never been forgotten.

I know too that the powerful fear art, whatever its form, when it does this, and that amongst the people such art sometimes runs like a rumour and a legend because it makes sense of what life's brutalities cannot, a sense that unites us, for it is inseparable from a justice at last. Art, when it functions like this, becomes a meeting-place of the invisible, the irreducible, the enduring, guts and honour.
John Berger