Alex May is an artist working with video projection, projection mapping, software programming, interaction, performance, and robotics to create video mapped installations, interactive artworks, video art, and generative works.

Tate Modern Performance April
Tate Modern Performance

He has exhibited internationally including at Tate Modern, 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 Digital Media Arts MA sessional lecturer at University of Brighton.

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++, Qt, OpenGL shaders, and LUA.

He has released many software applications, including his Painting With Light video mapping software for artists, and plugins for digital artists and VJ’s available at 

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