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Quantum Fluctuations

Human After All

Scientific Illustrations

Microscopic Leaps

Cytoplasmic Playgrounds

Powers of Ten

Sphaeroidea Outtakes

Insect Traps

The Flow


Virtual Diatoms




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Open edition prints are available for purchase at InPrnt, limited edition videos at Sedition

Cytoplasmic Playgrounds

The Flow



The Body Manual

Insect Traps






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Creative / Art Direction, Design, Animation and Post-Production for commercial projects.





Science of Cities


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Markos R. Kay is a digital artist, creative director, illustrator and lecturer with a focus in art & science.

He is best known for his video art experiment aDiatomea (2007), exhibited at Ernst Haeckel's Phyletic Museum and the generative short film The Flow (2011) which even made it into a Breaking Bad episode. His art and design practice ranges from screen-based media, to projection and print.

His work can be described as an ongoing abstraction and digitisation of the mysterious worlds of molecular biology and particle physics through a series of generative simulation experiments. These experiments explore the complexity and emergence of the invisible, and the computational paradigm of natural sciences.

As a creative director and designer specialising in 3d and Motion Graphics, he has worked over the last 10 years for commercial clients such as: Apple, Fox, Disney, Nike, Adidas, Maserati, Ford, MTV, Nvidia, BBC, Vimeo and Channel 4. He has also created moving image works and illustrations for organizations that include: Belfast City Council, European Parliament, Howard Hughes Medical institute, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Simons Foundation, and Playgrounds Design Festival. As a certified university lecturer he has taught design at the LCC, Chelsea College of Art & Design and University of Greenwich.

In 2015, Markos founded multidisciplinary design consultancy and design studio Epoché.io with the aim to apply experimental approaches to branding, print-making, graphic design and animation.

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Creators - Vice, interview 2017, article 2017, 2012
Stash Media, 2017

Labocine, interview 2016
Visual news, 2015, 2013
Fubiz, 2015
Sciencemotionology, interview 2015
Never too curious, interview 2015

io9 2014, 2013
Computer Arts Magazine, Issue 210 2013
Creative Bloq, 2013
Motionographer, 2012
Watchthetitles, 2012
Stash Magazine, Issue 93 2012
Dataisnature, 2010

HHMI Bulletin, Winter 2015
Quanta Magazine, 2015

Super-Modified, Gestalten, 2015
Jotta Publication, Issue 1 2012
Unknown Disorder, OFFF 2012

Louisiana Art & Science Museum, USA, 2017
Spectrum Exhibition, Abu Dhabi, 2017
Bio-Art, Bordeaux, France, 2016
Urban art meets local heroes, Munich 2013
Refraction Kopparberg Unestablishment, London 2012
Wallace Space 2010 London
Phyletic Museum 2009-present Berlin

Rencontres Internationales Sciences & Cinemas, Marseilles, 2015
Art+Science in Motion, Montreal 2015
Biofiction, Vienna 2014
Mist Moving Image, UK 2014
Gates Foundation, Washington 2012-13
Screen Social, 2012 London

Biofiction, International Tour 2014-2016
Viten Film Festival, Norway 2016
InScience Dutch Science Film , Netherlands 2016
Ars Electronica: Expanded Animation (Speaker), Austria 2016
Edinburgh International Science Festival 2016
Biofiction, Austria 2014
Mist Moving Image, UK 2014
Playgrounds Festival, 2012 Amsterdam
Onedotzero, 2011 London
OFFF, 2011 Barcelona




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