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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.

Algorithmic Photograph shortlisted for the British Photography Awards 2019

“Trails of Birds Over Merlin’s Cave” was shortlisted for the British Photography Awards 2019 in the Birdlife category. The algorithmic photograph was taken in 2018 on a trip to visit Tintagel Castle in Cornwall and captures five minutes of birds flying above the crashing waves next to the sea cave where, according to Arthurian legend, …

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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.