Curatorial Projects

As the festival director, co-founder and co-curator of the artist-run, grassroot Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video and Music Festival (KLEX) since 2010, Siew-Wai has been invited to curate special KLEX screening programmes to be shown in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, USA and Taiwan.

KLEX Special Touring Programmes:

“SOUTH EAST ASIAN EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS”: Curated in 2016. Shown at: Neng Sheng Xing Tainan, Taiwan.

“CITY PORTRAIT”: Curated in 2015. Shown at: Asian Artist Film & Video Art Forum 2015, Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art Seoul (Korea).

“IMPERMANENCE”: Curated in 2015. Shown at: COPACOBANA Ghent City Festival 2015, Rozebroek Park (Belgium); Arkipel Jakarta International Experimental Film and Documentary Festival 2015, Goethe Haus, Goethe-Institut Jakarta (Indonesia).

“EXPERIMENTAL VIDEOS FROM MALAYSIA & BEYOND”: Curated in 2015. Shown at: Korean National Film Archive (Korea).

“MOMENTS OF MOVEMENTS”: Curated in 2015. Shown at: Bret Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred University (USA).

“HOME PORTRAIT”: Curated in 2014. Shown at: Linton University College; Moonji Cultural Institute (Korea).

“TROPICAL SEASONINGS”: Curated in 2014. Shown at: Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center (USA).

“SUNSHOWER”: Curated in 2014. Shown at: Asian Experimental Video Festival in Hong Kong (Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre)

“CONFRONT”: Curated in 2013. Shown at: 7th Kuala Lumpur Triennial 2013, Publika MAPKL, New Era University College, QuardArt-PJSS2, “we + media: 2013 KOSMA Spring Symposium” (SungKyungKwan University, Korea).

“SEE THE SOUND, HEAR THE IMAGE”: Curated in 2013. Shown at: Aliran Semasa (Rearview Forward) Media Art Symposium, Malaysian Institute of Art, SEGi College Subang Jaya.

“THE WAY WE SEE, THE WAY WE ARE”: Curated in 2013. Shown at: Video Art Attack! (Belgium).

“FROM REMEMBERING TO RISING”: Curated in 2012. Shown at: George Town Festival 2012, Southern University College, Sabah State Museum, Dasein Academy of Art, 6th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival 2012 (Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand), Director’s Lounge (Germany), HBK Braunschweig University of Art (Germany).