Chris Chong Chan Fui

Chris Chong Chan Fui (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia) is an artist who works with the moving image. His current art practice has expanded to incorporate drawing, photography and installation. Chong has premiered at film festivals such as the Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight, Vienna, London, and Toronto. He has exhibited his works at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Institute), EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, and Singapore Art Museum. His latest series, ENDEMIC (2015) debuted at the Palais de Tokyo, along with the BOTANIC (2013) series at the Musée D’Art Contemporain de Lyon. Chong is an Asian Scholarship Foundation / Ford Foundation fellow, an alumni of Busan’s Asian Film Academy and was most recently awarded the 2016 Smithsonian Artist Resesarch Fellowship in Washington D.C. 

Kok Siew-Wai

Kok Siew-Wai started out as a video artist, and now an artist-curator and vocal improviser. She received her B.A. in Media Study at State University of New York in Buffalo; and her M.F.A. in Electronic Integrated Arts at Alfred University, USA. She lived and worked in USA from 1998-2005. Siew-Wai has shown her videos, performed and presented her curatorial video programmes in Asia, Europe, Canada and USA, participating in festivals such as Singapore International Film Festival, Nusasonic (Indonesia), Image Forum Festival (Japan), Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan), ARKIPEL Festival (Indonesia), Asian Meeting Festival (Japan), International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands), allEARS Improvised Music Festival (Norway), CTM Festival (Germany) and more. Siew-Wai has a deep passion for the experimental and improvisational arts. She is the festival director and co-curator of KLEX since 2010. She is also currently teaching at the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University. 

Andrew Stiff

Andrew Stiff is a Lecturer at RMIT University Vietnam, teaching in design. He spe- cialises in experimental design and moving image. He is currently undertaking a prac- tice based PhD at RMIT University, in the School of Graduate Research: Architecture and Design. The research is titled: ‘Intimate Spaces: An archive of creative observa- tion’. Andrew’s design practice investigates the process of collecting, archiving and (re) producing physical and ephemeral data from an urban realm. Using and exploring the possibilities of digital tools, his practice employs moving image media. His work has been shown internationally in USA, Hong Kong, Japan, South East Asia and Europe.