Memory Palace



V&A London until 20th of October
In a dramatic vision of the future through an immersive exhibition experience, a walk-in story brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru, a narrative world visualised by 20 internationally acclaimed illustrators, graphic designers, and typographers. Explored here is how a story might be imagined in a different format – as a walk-in book.  Set in a future London, hundreds of years after the world’s information infrastructure was wiped out by an immense magnetic storm, technology and knowledge have been lost, and a dark age prevails. Nature has taken over the ruins of the old city and power has been seized by a group who enforce a life of extreme simplicity on all citizens. Recording, writing, collecting, and art are outlawed…