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.
Robot based project that asks what do we want from robots in our homes and challenges our preconceptions and ethical viewpoints through boredom, fidgeting, and face touching.
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
These small robots don’t like each other, or the walls of their enclosure, and they certainly don’t like humans.
HARR1 and the Antisocial Swarm Robots are on show at QUAD Derby until September 10th. If you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, or if it’s a little far to travel, you can explore the Our Friends Electric exhibition virtually right now:
Alex May Arts 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.
Sequence VR will be at the Imperial College Festival in London on Sunday, May 7th. This new version – previously shown at Oxford’s Museum of History of Science (pictured) – features synchronised smells to augment the virtual reality experience.