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This was the first time I photographed the perimeter fence of Decentraland. The fence shifts and sometimes I can't find it and I end up on an infinite run. Sometimes the world beyond it is loaded and I see grass, and sometimes it shows me the world structure beneath before it is loaded. These are the things we are not supposed to see. I love that. Born out of a National Geographic magazine assignment to explore the far edges of virtual worlds, bringing back photographs made with virtual cameras.
Aaron Huey is a photographer and new media artist, he has created over 30 stories for the National Geographic magazines including several cover stories , and is also leading new projects for Nat Geo from VR and AR to metaverse spaces. He is currently on assignment for Nat Geo in the metaverse, photographing (via his many avatars and various virtual cameras) the far edges of virtual worlds. Huey is a three time Stanford Fellow, a current artist in residence at Unfinished.org, and was recently named a Stanford Starling Lab Fellow where he is mapping Web3 ecosystems and new frameworks for data integrity, specific to photography.