Alexis Gideon (born December 24, 1980) is a multi-media artist, composer and director best known for his Video Musics series of animated films. In 2013, Manhattan’s New Museum of Contemporary Art paired Gideon with William Kentridge in a joint program. Gideon has performed his video operas over 350 times at various venues including Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden (2014), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (2014), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2013), Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson (2013), Oklahoma City Museum of Art (2013), Portland Art Museum (2013), Wexner Center for the Arts (2012), Times Zone Festival (Bari, Italy) (2010), Sudpol (Luzerne, Switzerland) (2010), Centre d'Art Bastille (Grenoble, France) (2010), Baltimore Museum of Art (2009). Gideon is notable for his fusion of music, visuals, literature, and mythology. Gideon has been cited as a vital and visionary artist, both in the US and internationally.