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Memory Palace at the V&A

Hari Kunzru's dystopian vision of the future

By Mirren Gidda  

If it is true that a picture tells a thousand words, then the V&A’s new exhibition should be able to tell Hari Kunzru’s story, “Memory Palace,” twice. This ambitious show aims to bring to life Kunzru’s 10,000 word story with 20 multi-dimensional pieces from graphic designers, typographers and illustrators.

Kunzru’s story, which was written specially for this exhibition, presents a dystopian vision of the future. A magnetic storm…

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