Martin Lenclos
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New York Exit New York© | Virtual World Installation Piece and Accompanying Photos

3D environment/installation built by Martin Lenclos in collaboration with Toronto-based interactive art director Priam Givord, in which Martin “shot” cityscape and street-life photographs. At the Museum of the Moving Image in NYC, one can freely surf a city metaphor in real time 3D projected on a giant screen using a controller or programmable sequencing of camera views loop. The virtual world and photographic prints have been shown at the SIGGRAPH in San Diego, CA, and the Design Exchange in Toronto among others.

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  “An interpretation of the “Big Apple” filled with sensitivity to the urban dream”.  — Pascal Terracol, Pixel Magazine

“An interpretation of the “Big Apple” filled with sensitivity to the urban dream”.
— Pascal Terracol, Pixel Magazine


"NYXTNY is not the way to learn the city's turn-by-turn layout. Rather, it is an impressionist representation of those streets that leaves one feeling a sense of 'New York-ness'.... Perhaps the methods Givord and Lenclos employed will soon be de rigueur among site designers wanting to take visitors inside their products or geographies.... They created something that may well change the way we conceive, look at, and construct virtual space – and that includes the virtual universe that will soon be streaming to you across the web". 
— William Van Winkle, Computer Power User