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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.

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Shadows of Light

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

Francis Crick Institute

Alex May has been awarded a prestigious art commission to design and create a captivating new digital artwork for permanent installation in the front window of the Francis Crick Institute in 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

Software

Alex writes all the software for his art practice and releases it for other artists to use.

Fugio – cross-platform visual programming system (open source on GitHub)

Painting With Light – easy video mapping software