• A Kolkata

    A Kolkata

    “A Kolkata” is a video artwork reflecting on travel through the lens of the pandemic created for the Indo-European Residency 2021.

  • ArchaeaBot: Post Singularity Life-forms in a Post Climate Change World

    ArchaeaBot: Post Singularity Life-forms in a Post Climate Change World

    Building on their physical underwater robotic installation Alex May and Anna Dumitriu and have created a new computer generated video artwork.

  • PhysicAI Garden

    PhysicAI Garden

    CAPABLE combines the most advanced technologies for data and knowledge management with a sound socio-psychological approach in order to develop a coaching system for improving the quality of life of cancer home patients.

  • Memory Sculpture

    Memory Sculpture

    Memory Sculpture is a developing series of sculptures made from memories of physical forms as they move through time and space.

  • The Most Wonderful Thing Happened To Me

    The Most Wonderful Thing Happened To Me

    “The Most Wonderful Thing Happened To Me” is a video/sound/short story artwork about those personal memories that only you experience and then carry for the rest of your life like a treasure.

  • Alchemy of Knowledge

    Alchemy of Knowledge

    “Alchemy of Knowledge” takes you on an exploratory journey from the desolate tundra of Kilpisjärvi in Finland to the atmospheric stratosphere by means of weather balloon.

  • Fermenting Futures

    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

    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

    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.

  • Biotechnology from the Blue Flower

    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

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

  • BioComputation 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.

  • Steve is uncertain in uncertain times (2019)

    Steve is uncertain in uncertain times (2019)

    Steve is uncertain in uncertain times. He hasn’t come out of his media retardant suit for months and he set fire to all the surrounding trees to protest climate change. He lives on Spaceman Street and fantasises about going to live on Mars or the Moon to get away from “all these other people” rather […]

  • ArchaeaBot

    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

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

  • Algorithmic Photography

    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

    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 […]

  • Shadows of Light

    Shadows of Light

    Shadows of Light is a contemplative interactive installation exploring the concept of “slow interaction” where visitors are rewarded for standing still.

  • Grand Theft Reality

    Grand Theft Reality

    During my various visits to Los Angeles over the past months, I experienced a mentally displaced feeling when visiting locations for the first time physically that I had previously visited in the computer game Grand Theft Auto 5.

  • Fallen Angel

    Fallen Angel

    Fallen Angel is an audio/video installation, part of the Ingenious and Fearless Companions exhibition exploring the adventure of curiosity-driven research through a quest to find microscopic life in space.

  • Sequence

    Sequence

    “Sequence” is a bio-digital project by artist Anna Dumitriu in collaboration with Alex May, the Modernising Medical Microbiology project at the University of Oxford, the University of Hertfordshire, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, and funded by Arts Council England.

  • My Robot Companion

    My Robot Companion

    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.

  • Sequence Music

    Sequence Music

    Making music from DNA sequenced in a gallery using a MinION device

  • No Violence To The Sky

    No Violence To The Sky

    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. Commissioned by Level 39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

  • Waterlight

    Waterlight

    Waterlight is an audio and video mapped sculpture commissioned by Watermans Art Centre for their “The River Weekender”, part of the “Totally Thames” Festival.

  • 40 Minute Painting

    40 Minute Painting

    “40 Minute Painting” is a video artwork that has been generated using the small errors that occur when computers store fractional numbers in 32-bits of binary (e.g. 0.1 becomes 0.10000000149011612) to create mesmerizing clouds of colour that gradually evolve over the length of the work.

  • The Human Super Organism

    The Human Super Organism

    The Human Super Organism” is an interactive installation that focuses on the bacteria from the hands. Participants place their hands on an interactive screen which acts as a virtual Petri dish and reveals the ways in which diverse colonies of bacteria from the human hands can be grown in the lab on agar. Super-organism is an ongoing […]

  • Serre Numérique Inauguration

    Serre Numérique Inauguration

    A live video mapped performance by artist Alex May for the opening of Serre Numérique – the digital hub in the northern French commune of Valenciennes.

  • Painting With Light: Video Sculptures

    Painting With Light: Video Sculptures

    An exhibition of digitally augmented, video mapped, and animated sculptures, developed by Alex May in collaboration with local, national, and international artists from a wide range of backgrounds, through a three day participatory workshop.

  • Room 40

    Room 40

    Room 40 is a video mapped installation investigating forms of digital surveillance by reconstructing GCHQ the British government intelligence agency through gathered second hand information.