Survival Manual I (Hand-Copied 1961 “Shanghai’s Wild Edible Plants”)

2015

The Great Leap Forward (1958-60) led to widespread famine in China. In 1961 the Communist Party published “Shanghai’s Wild Edible Plants” to help people survive. Zheng Bo hand-copied this book in 2015.

Survival Manual I (Hand-Copied 1961 “Shanghai’s Wild Edible Plants”), 2015.​ Ink on paper, 72 sheets, 18.4 x 13cm each