Adeline Kueh Siaw Hui


2003 Postgraduate Theses

PhD, The University of Melbourne

Adeline Kueh (Supervised by Barbara Creed)
'Pontiniak and her sisters: Representations of monstrosity in southern Asian popular culture'.


TOYS (November to December 2003)

Earl Lu - La Salle Gallery of the Arts, Singapore

Curated by Gunalan Nadarajan, the exhibition TOYS explores the multiple relationships between art and toys, providing fun opportunities for engaging with toys and art. This exhibition purposefully addresses children (of all ages) by appealing to their sensibilities and ideas of play though artworks that are highly engaging, interactive and most of all, FUN!

The participating artists include some of Singapore's most engaging practitioners such as Ye Shufang, Lim Shing Ee, Tan Wee Lit, Lim Kok Boon, Adeline Kueh and Shirley Soh as well as several exciting artists from abroad, Wolfgang Muench/Kiyoshi Furukawa, Damien Lock and Ana Prvacki.

Version>03 | DigitalArtsConvergence | 26-30 March 2003
Museum of Contemporary Art, Select Media, and OVT Visuals
present Version>03 [DigitalArtsConvergence]

MatriXial Technologies

At present (2003) subRosa consists of five new genre artists who are currently beginning a new collaborative project MatriXial Technologies with a group of artists, scholars, and researchers in Singapore including Irina Aristarkhova, Margaret Tan and Adeline Kueh.

Saturday March 29, VERSION LAB, MCA Kanter Meeting Center
4pm / Workshop / The Integrated Circuit? Embodiment, Difference, Resistance
Following the 12pm panel The Integrated Circuit? Embodiment, Difference,

Resistance workshops will demonstrate how new media artists and activists today critically engage with these technologies to create resistant virtualities and global solidarity networks.

MatriXial Technologies, a US-Singapore collaboration comprised of cyberfeminists subRosa with cyberculturalists Irina Aristarkhova, Margaret Tan & Adeline Kueh from Singapore will workshop biotechnologies, global bodily flows & endo-colonization.


Curating New Media Symposium (28 February 2002)

Irina Aristarkhova
Gunalan Nadarajan
Steve Dietz
Adeline Kueh


The WITALK series are open to the public and have featured artists, lecturers, curators, stage actors and writers from Singapore, Japan, Australia, Austria, Germany and USA.

Year 2000
20 April
Adeline Kueh
Hong Sek Chern
Sanjot Kaur Sekhon


Global Programme Presents Film/Video Series  (NUS)
"Pontianak, She-Devil, in Southeast Asian Film"
February 22, Saturday, 10am -12pm
Speaker: Adeline Kueh is Director of Studies, Department of Art Theory & Art History, School of Fine Art at LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts. Films to be covered include: Sumpah Pontianak (1958); Return to Pontianak (1999); Nang Nak (1999)



Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil

Thursday 22nd May - Saturday 24th May 2003
Budapest, Hungary

Friday 23rd May
Session 3: Folkloric Vampires

Adeline Kueh
She-Devils: Pontianak and her Sisters in Southeast Asian Popular Culture


Women In Film
Sponsored by the Singapore Film Commission
Venue Guinness Theatre at The Substation
45 Armenian Street,
Singapore 179936.
Tel: (65) 63377 535 / Fax: (65) 6337 2729

Dates 12 to 17 October 2002
Expected Guests for this event include Adeline Kueh, Director of Studies, Dept of Art Theory & Art History, LaSalle SIA College of the Arts


Submitted by Adeline Kueh to faf

Subject: Girls Go Global - feminist website

The Girls Go Global Project is an international initiative to bring together contemporary and pop culture images of global feminism from women and girls across the globe. Send your words, essays (not more than 3000 words), photos, art, web images, lyrics, poems, graffiti, and multimedia depictions of feminism to be a part of a global collection for publication and possible exhibition. See the website for more details on how to enter. The goal of Girls Go Global is to demystify feminism and promote a positive and engaging connection with the term.



University of Wollongong

Malaysian Issue

Adeline Siaw-Hui Kueh, 'The Filmic Representations of Malayan Women:
An Analysis of Malayan Films from the 1950s and 1960s'