Alex May is an artist working with video projection, projection mapping, software programming, interaction, performance, and robotics to explore the boundaries between human perception and digital technologies.

Tate Modern Performance April 2013
Tate Modern Performance
April 2013

He has performed art at Tate Modern and Watermans, and exhibited internationally including at the V&A, Science Museum, Bletchley Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas, the Science Gallery in Dublin, and the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris.

Alex is a Visiting Research Fellow: Artist in Residence with the computer science department of University of Hertfordshire and a sessional lecturer at University of Brighton and Ravensbourne,

He is head of Projective Geometry at The Institute of Unnecessary Research

Shadows of Light - 2009
Shadows of Light

Alex writes all the software for his art installations from scratch using C++, OpenGL shaders, and LUA.

He has released many software applications and plugins for digital artists and VJ’s available at 

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My New Robot Companion - 2012-2013
My New Robot Companion

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Alex welcomes enquiries regarding private and public art commissions, opportunities for exhibiting existing work, invitations for talks, workshops, and interviews.

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