Alex May is a digital artist who utilises his extensive programming knowledge to create his own software for interactive digital artworks and video projection installations that explore our relationship with digital technologies and how human perception of reality can be altered and extended through code and light.
He has performed at Tate Modern and Watermans, and exhibited internationally including at the Museum of Contemporary Art Caracas, The V&A Museum, Science Museum, the Science Gallery in Dublin, and the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris. Alex regularly leads participatory workshops for artists using his own custom “Painting with Light" software and also writes creative software and plugins for performers and digital artists,
Alex is a Visiting Research Fellow: Artist in Residence with the computer science department of University of Hertfordshire and a sessional lecturer at University of Brighton and Ravensbourne. See website here.
BioReactor from Quadratura on Vimeo.
The Art and Science of Linen from Alex May on Vimeo.