Museum showcases post climate change London

A display of 14 arresting images will be on view at the Museum of London showcasing the potentially disastrous consequences the capital faces from climate change.

The images of familiar London scenes are have been digitally transformed by illustrators Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones of GMJ.

The display called Postcards from the Future opened this week and runs until March next year.

A spokeswoman for the museum said: “The display brings home the full impact of global warming, food scarcity, rising sea levels and how all Londoners will need to innovate and adapt to survive.

“Examples of the striking images that will be on show include Parliament Square put to work as a rice paddy, ice skating down the Thames, Buckingham Palace surrounded by a sea of shanty housing and the Gherkin occupied by thousands of eco-refugees highlight the shocking realities we could face.”

The display and related events form part of the mayor Boris Johnson’s Story of London Festival and is funded by Renaissance London.

To view the images click here.

Luke Walsh

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