Markos R. Kay is a digital artist based in London.
Currently working as a freelance Creative Director, Designer, Illustrator, and a Lecturer at the University of Greenwich and Chelsea College of Arts. He is best known for his artificial life video art experiment aDiatomea (2007), now a permanent exhibit at Haeckel's Phyletic Museum and the generative short film The Flow (2011) which even made it into a Breaking Bad episode.
Coming from a traditional fine art background, he first became fascinated with digital generative art and its intersection with natural sciences during his Masters at Central St. Martins. His work deals with themes of emergence, evolution and complexity. Markos' films and prints have been exhibited at galleries and design events worldwide.
He has 10 years worth of industry experience in design having directed idents, ads, branding and graphics for major broadcast, retail and design companies. He has also directed large-scale projection mapping events as well as audiovisual and interactive installations.
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Super-Modified, Gestalten, 2015
Computer Arts Magazine Issue 210 2013
Stash Magazine Issue 93 2012
Jotta Publication: Issue 1 2012
OFFF 2012 Book
Refraction Kopparberg Unestablishment, London 2012
Wallace Space 2010 London
Phyletic Museum 2009-present Berlin
MACD 2008 London
We Are Here 2008 London
Art+Science in Motion, Montreal 2015
Biofiction, Vienna 2014
Mist Moving Image, UK 2014
Urban art meets local heroes, Munich 2013
Powers Project, Gates Foundation, Washington 2012-13
Screen Social 2012 London
Imagine Science Films, Official Selection, NY 2012
Playgrounds Festival 2012
Onedotzero 2011 London
OFFF 2011 Barcelona
Cut out Festival 2011 Mexico
Pause Fest 2011 Melbourne
Sonar 2011 Barcelona
Viedram 2011 Rome
Stroke Artfair 2011 Munich/Berlin