• Algorithmic Photography exhibition, April, London

    Algorithmic Photography exhibition, April, London

    An exhibition of Algorithmic Photography will be opening in London from April 2nd with a live talk event

  • Trebuchet Talks – Time & Space

    Trebuchet Talks – Time & Space

    Trebuchet talks featuring: “Psychohorology” Jordan Baseman (Royal College of Art) “Painting Objects in Dynamic Space” Alex May (Artist) “Dark Matters” Malcolm Fairbairn (Kings College London) Hosted by Kailas Elmer (Trebuchet) Space Soundtracks by Danny De Matos (Lisbon Kid) Showcasing a mixture of Art, Science and Culture Trebuchet talks is an energetic evening of discussion, drinks…

  • Intelligent Machinery Exhibition

    Intelligent Machinery Exhibition

    This exhibition and events programme critically explores robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and bio-computation through a series of installations and robotic artworks.

  • Francis Crick Institute commission

    Francis Crick Institute commission

    Alex May Arts has been awarded a prestigious art commission to design and create a captivating new digital artwork for permanent installation in the front window of the Francis Crick Institute in London.

  • Sequence VR at Imperial College Festival

    Sequence VR at Imperial College Festival

    Sequence VR will be at the Imperial College Festival in London on Sunday, May 7th. This new version – previously shown at Oxford’s Museum of History of Science (pictured) – features synchronised smells to augment the virtual reality experience.

  • London LASER talk online

    The talk I did for the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) event in London last month is now online. You can see the other talks by Rob Le Frenais, and Simeon Nelson and Simon Walker-Samuel on the London LASER archive page.

  • London LASER 18

    London LASER 18

    London LASER 18 Tuesday 15 November 2016 6.30 – 9.00pm (registration and exhibition viewing from 6pm) Westminster School of Media, Arts & Design, University of Westminster, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3TP. (Northwick Park tube, Metropolitan Line direct from Baker Street or Kings Cross) LASER: Talks on the intersection of art, science and technology The event…

  • No Violence To The Sky

    No Violence To The Sky – a new video mapped installation by Alex May is now on show at Level 39, One Canada Square in Canary Wharf, London. Referencing the writings of the building’s architect César Pelli, the work presents the public facade of the iconic One Canada Square building as seen in reflections in the buildings and…

  • Sequence at the V&A

    “Sequence” is currently being exhibited at the V & A Museum in London, as part of the London Design Festival. A new virtual reality experience has been created using an Oculus Rift, and Alex’s Fugio art software, as part of the ongoing Sequence project using the data and footage from the project. It will be…

  • Curating in the Digital World: Talk with Robert Storr and Alex May

    “Join international curator Robert Storr and leading digital artist Alex May for an informal discussion about the role of curating for digital artwork.” 4pm-5pm 13th July 2015 Red Room, Chelsea College of Arts 16 John Islip Street London SW1V 4JU Limited tickets available – click here We have seen some remarkable developments as part of the…

  • Art That Makes Itself – Symposium Videos

    Frieder Nake keynote: Paul & Daniel Brown: Where to now The Digital Revolution? Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Jim Boulton, Nico Macdonald, Alex May Maggie Boden, Douglas Dodds & Ernest Edmonds

  • Art That Makes Itself – Symposium

    Brown & Son: Art That Makes Itself Symposium Saturday 16 May, 2pm – 6.45pm Concerns of different generations, tribes and networks who make up digital culture, the challenges and opportunities for making and conserving generative artworks and rapid developments in digital image-making since the late 1960s are among the themes of a symposium on 16…

  • Bacteria Light Lab at Wellcome Collection

    Over the bank holiday weekend the Wellcome Collection ran a four-day event featuring a wide range of performances, exhibitions, and workshops exploring light. Alex took part as a member of the Bacteria Light Lab, with video mapped projections of historical films, and the video art piece (above) he created with artist Anna Dumitriu, featuring high resolution…

  • My Robot Companion at NESTA’s FutureFest

    FutureFest is Nesta’s weekend festival of radical ideas, compelling talks, and immersive experiences to inspire, excite and challenge perceptions of the future. The most recent festival took place in March 2015 in London. My Robot Companion was on show with its “familiar head”.  This video gives a taste of what occurred during the event, including…

  • Four Current Exhibitions

    Four Current Exhibitions

    With various exhibitions coinciding, Alex is showing work in four shows simultaneously on November 8th, 2014. “Room 40” is a new video sculpture created for the Networked Bodies event and exhibition at Watermans in London (7th-9th November) “The Institute of Unnecessary Research Meets The Egyptian Bioart Club” is on show at  House 31 in Dubai’s Al Fahidi Cultural Quarter…