Unveiled on Saturday 20 June, the eve of the summer solstice, with the likes of DJ Yoda and founder of Burning Man, Larry Harvey, the installation juxtaposes images from the British Library’s millions of digitised book illustrations released onto Flickr. Originally created for Burning Man 2014, David Normal used Victorian Era book illustrations exclusively from the British Library’s digitised collections to create the artwork. Beginning as black and white collages, the four pieces which make up the artwork were developed into 8’ x 20’ lightbox murals that were arrayed around the base of the Burning Man effigy to support the 2014 festival’s theme, ‘Caravansary’. The installation incorporates an augmented reality self-guided tour that will allow viewers to explore the meaning and origins of the painting’s symbols using Blippar. Visitors can scan the murals using cameras on a phone

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