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Fermenting Futures

Fermenting Futures is a project by artists Alex May and Anna Dumitriu which traverses BioArt, synthetic biology, digital technologies, sculpture, craft and installation and explores the significance of yeast biotechnology from a cultural perspective.

Susceptible

Susceptible is data-driven interactive digital artwork by Anna Dumitriu and Alex May based on cutting-edge research from the CRyPTIC, an international consortium led by the University of Oxford.

A Mirror For Remembering

A Mirror for Remembering explores the complexities and growing necessity to address the preservation and permanence of the digital artefacts that form an increasing part of our everyday lives.

CHIC: Biotechnology from the Blue Flower

Artists Alex May and Anna Dumitriu are creating a new sculptural bio-digital installation which can exist across both real and virtual spaces. It will be based on an exploration of chicory plant research.

Cyberspecies Proximity

Cyberspecies Proximity explores what it will mean to share our sidewalks, elevators and transport systems in close proximity with mobile intelligent robots.

BioComputation Robots

The “BioComputation Robots” explore new medical research into the way blue light can be used to control epileptic absence seizures by resetting genetically modified photosensitive brain cells.

ArchaeaBot

“ArchaeaBot: A Post Climate Change, Post Singularity Life-form” is an underwater robotic installation by Alex May and Anna Dumitriu that explores what ‘life’ might mean in a post-singularity and post-climate change future.

Flow State

Flow State was an interactive digital video sculpture commissioned by the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Algorithmic Photography

Algorithmic Photography is an innovative technique developed by artist Alex May, which explores the concepts of motion and time within contemporary digital photography.

Antisocial Swarm Robots

These Antisocial Swarm Robots don’t like each other, or the walls of their enclosure, and they certainly don’t like humans. As part of the Digital (Dis)connections: Ai Weiwei Late event at the Royal Academy of Art, Alex May and Anna Dumitriu exhibited their robot companion HARR1 (Humanoid Art Research Robot #1) who delighted visitors by getting bored of …

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