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"In Transit: NYC" is an animated light sculpture featuring a series of laser-cut, edge-lit panels depicting the NYC Subway map.
In Transit: NYC
Animated light sculpture
Andrew + Deborah O'Malley, 2010
11" x 13" x 3"
Laser-cut acrylic panels, LEDs, custom electronics + software
edition of 10 + 1 a/p
In Transit: NYC is the first in a series of laser-cut, edge-lit abstractions of iconic subway maps.

The fixture comprises several overlapped, clear acrylic panels, each panel featuring an edge-lit, schematic representation of a single NYC Subway line. The overlapping collection of panels together create an abstract representation of the iconic NYC Subway map, where each line is individually illuminated and animated to create a dynamic display representing the arteries of the busy metropolis.

[ Photos by Gerard Brazil ]