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Sharing a space with a robot

Since 2019, Anna Dumitriu and Alex May have been working with Schindler on an artistic project that explores what it would be like to share social spaces with robots.

TECHnique Interview

Richard F Adams speaks to Alex May, a British contemporary artist whose practice forges links between art, science and technology through a wide range of digital new media.

My Robot Companion on BBC 4 Tech (Arabic)

Alex May and Anna Dumitriu were interviewed for BBC Arabic’s flagship technology program 4 Tech about their ongoing collaborative art project My Robot Companion. The segment starts about 7 minutes in and lasts for about 6 minutes.

Emergency Index: Volume 3

Alex’s Painting With Light performance at Tate Modern is featured in the amazing latest edition of Emergency Index. “While we argue about what performance documentation might mean, every year countless performances are lost to history. In book form, Emergency Index attempts to capture a broad snapshot of the “state of the field” of performance, as it exists right …

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Aesthetica Magazine Interview

Aesthetica Magazine interviewed Alex May about his art practise in advance of Kinetica Art Fair 2014. Kinetica Art Fair Artist Interview: Alex May “He captivates viewers by painting with digital video footage in real-time onto physical sculptures with synchronised audio and interactive technology.” Related: Kinetica Art Fair 2014 installation

My Robot Companion on BBC World Service Click

HARR1, Anna Dumitriu, and Alex May are featured on BBC World Service Click’s coverage of the Brighton Digital Festival. You can listen to the program here.

HARR1 at Fabrica for Brighton Digital Festival 2014

An Afternoon with HARR1: a Brighton Digital Festival conversation event took place at Fabrica  on the 3rd of September 2014. Hosted by Lorenza Ippolito, in conversation with artists Alex May and Anna Dumitriu, visitors were introduced to, and interacted with, HARR1 (Humanoid Art Research Robot 1) and held a lively discussion covering a wide range of topics including robot carers …

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4Humanities Interview with Alex May

In which I talk about the artistic exploration of programming and video mapping, how the web is a terrible technical mess, and how phone phreaking sounds like the universe. http://4humanities.org/2013/11/interview-with-alex-may/