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Magna Carta MMXXIII

"Magna Carta MMXXIII" is an artwork that endeavours to bring together history and technology in a manner fit for the smart-phone era. Every character of the Magna Carta text has been replaced with an individual QR code, creating a visual representation of the iconic document that is both familiar and completely new. As viewers scan the codes with their smartphones, they unlock the text of the foundational document, revealing the timeless principles of justice and freedom that have shaped our society for centuries. Through this experience, "Magna Carta MMXXIII" encourages us to engage with our history in an augmented and dynamic way, while highlighting the power of technology to transform (and often hinder) the ways in which we learn and interact with our world.