Memory Palace: A walk through Hari Kunzru’s new novella June 28, 2013 – Posted in: Books and Art – Tags: exhib, graphic design, hari kunzru
Talk about immersing yourself in a book. Welcome to what might be the world’s first walk-in book.
Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace is a collaboration between author Hari Kunzru and 20 internationally acclaimed graphic designers, illustrators and typographers.
Kunzru wrote a dystopian novella set in a a futuristic London where recording, writing, collecting and art are outlawed. Then each artist was given a different passage to fuel their muse.
The results are now on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum
If you are so inclined there is a web-based drawing tool that is part of the installation that allows you to leave a memory in the style of the Johnny Kelly illustration above.
The V&A has also published the novella with accompanying essays.