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Alex May is a British artist exploring a wide range of digital technologies, most notably video projection onto physical objects (building on the technique known as video mapping or projection mapping by using his own bespoke software), also interactive installations, generative works, full-size humanoid robots, performance, and video art.

Featured Works

Shadows of Light

Contemplative interactive digital video installation exploring the concept of “slow interaction” where the visitor is rewarded for standing still.

Painting With Light at the Tate Modern

For the opening night of the #HYPERLINK festival on 26th April 2013, Alex May debuted a 75 minute ‘Painting With Light’ live video mapping art performance in the South Tank at Tate Modern, London.

No Violence To The Sky

A video mapping installation responding to the writings of César Pelli – architect of One Canada Square, the Petronas Twin Towers, and Manhattan’s downtown World Financial Center, amongst many others. On show now at Level 39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

News

London LASER talk online

The talk I did for the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) event in London last month is now online. You can see the other talks by Rob Le Frenais, and Simeon Nelson and Simon Walker-Samuel on the London LASER archive page.

London LASER 18

London LASER 18 Tuesday 15 November 2016 6.30 – 9.00pm (registration and exhibition viewing from 6pm) Westminster School of Media, Arts & Design, University of Westminster, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3TP. (Northwick Park tube, Metropolitan Line direct from Baker Street or Kings Cross) LASER: Talks on the intersection of art, science and technology The event …

HCI 2016

Shadows of Light at HCI 2016 at Bournemouth University. Alex presenting an overview of his art practice.