LATEST

EVENTS

6/22/19 | Screening | Mirage @ Splice Film Fest | Film Noir Cinema | Brooklyn, New York - 7:30PM

MUSIC

VIDEO

Chris May is a music and visual artist based in Los Angeles. His work explores the relationship between sound and image—often created simultaneously—using audio reactive effects to enhance visuals in real time. The result is a surreal dive into a world where the journey takes priority over the destination.
 

EDUCATION
BFA Film and Video, Columbia College, Chicago


SCREENINGS
PiGrecoZen |
Carneviola Art Gallery | La Spezia, Italy | 2019
Oregon Cinema Arts Festival
| 5th Ave Cinema | Portland | 2019
LAVA art show | Creative Technology Center | Los Angeles | 2018
Avalonia Festival | Courthouse Center for the Arts | Kingston, RI | 2018
VisionFest 3.0 | The Viaduct | Los Angeles | 2016
Create:Fixate | Catalyst | Los Angeles | 2010


SELECT PERFORMANCES
Live visuals for Bishop v Spy
| Los Angeles | 2016
Top Floor
| Catalyst | Los Angeles | 2009
AV Performance w/Venue
| Minna Gallery | San Francisco | 2006
AV Performance w/Venue
| House of Blues | Chicago | 2003
Diesel U:Music Awards w/Venue | Hammerstein Ballroom | NYC | 2002
AV Performance w/Venue | Metro | Chicago | 2002


COMMISSIONS
Xbox Game Pass
| sound design | 2018
Fade to Silence | composer for trailer | 2017
Sex On
| music for docu-series - HBO | 2016
Hollywood
| visuals for feature film | Director: Davidson Cole | 2015
Top Floor - MTV
| video installation & live visuals | Los Angeles | 2010
Velvet Revolution - Pilsner Urquell
| video installation | Chicago | 2003
Synth City - Diesel
| video installation | Chicago | 2002


AV RESIDENCIES
Top Floor
| Los Angeles | 2007-2010
Synth City | Vision | Chicago | 2003-2004
Synesthesia | Big Wig | Chicago | 2002


AWARDS
Hyperwave Film Awards | Finalist - Music Video | 2019 | “Mirage”
Avalonia Festival | Sci-Fi Short | 2018 | “Transference”
Shutterstock Pixel of Fury | Editing | 2014 | “Corporate Wizard”
Diesel U:Music | Original Music | 2003 | Venue “Suckers”