Quadratura Ltd, University of Hertfordshire, Institute of Unnecessary Research
Alex May is an international artist working with digital projection, 3D video mapping, illumination, and optics to create animated trompe l’oeil effects using scientific theories of perspective and projective geometry. He is a veteran programmer specialising in, but not limited to, high performance, real-time audio/visual processing, creating his own software to facilitate his own art projects as well as releasing open-source tools that are in use by digital artists worldwide. Working with sound designer Martin A. Smith, Alex has created a series of major site-specific installations for clients such as Kensington and Chelsea Council, Universal Music, and Canon Europe.
- Director of the Video Projection Research Laboratory at Quadratura Ltd (UK)
- 'Visiting Research Fellow: Artist in Residence' at Hertfordshire University with the Adaptive Systems Research Group
- Head of Projective Geometry at the Institute of Unnecessary Research