My work is frequently cited in peer-reviewed research, arts and cultural, professional and popular media platforms. Examples include Bijutsu Tetcho (Japanese arts magazine), Lianhe ZaoBao (national Chinese language newspapers in Singapore), Tatler, BBC Radio, Time Out, Times Higher Education Supplement and Guardian aside, there were even two ‘live’ interviews in the Japanese language on Fuji television (Tokyo) and a morning TV talk-show (Beppu), Japan. For the rest of my CV, click here. For testimonials, see here.

  • Tan, Kai Syng, and Kah Wai Lim. 2023. ‘YIDFF: 2023: Jury Comments’. In Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2023.
  • Wakai, Makiko. 2023. ‘YIDFF: 2023: New Asian Currents’. In Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2023. Descriptions of films in the New Asian Currents Official Selection and Jurors’ films in the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2023 Catalogue, including Kai Syng Tan’s How to Thrive in 2050 (2021, 14 minutes) and Chlorine Addiction (2001, 44 minutes).
  • King’s Artists. 2017. New thinking, New Making. Exhibition pamphlet.
  • Singapore Open Media Art Festival. 2017. ‘Art of Things: Actors’. Total Museum of Contemporary Art. Seoul, Korea. pp23, 28, 29, 42, 43, 50.
  • Monologue/Dialogues Catalogue. 2017. Ed: Andrew Stahl, Hannah Thorne.  30-31.
  • United Overseas Bank. 2016. ‘UOB Painting of the Year Alumni: Dr Tan Kai Syng.’ UOB Painting of the Year.
  • National Arts Council. 2016. Singapore’s Visual Artists. 443-444.
  • Sapin, V. and Judge, C.M., 2015. FemLink-Art: Video-Collages of the International Collective – Catalogue.
  • Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. 2015. ‘Art and Running’. Free Exchange Podcast.
  • H.R. Cobby, 2014 February 6. ‘How to Stop Worrying and Love (Running)’. UCL Art Museum Blog.
  • Stephens, J. 2013. Yonder Catalogue. Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. Australia. 
  • Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe ZKM. 2013. ‘Move on Asia ZKM’.
  • Brown, 2012. The Games: Inspiring Images. Connaught Brown. London.
  • Guangdong Museum. 2008. 3rd Guangzhou Triennale 2008 Official Catalogue. China. 
  • Tan, E, 2007. G. Nadarajan, R. Storer & E. Tan eds. Contemp. Art In Singapore Inst of Contemp. Arts. 142-5.
  • Tan, E, 2006. ‘Apology’. Move On Asia catalogue. Seoul. 216-9.
  • Pijnappel, J, 2006. ‘Kai Syng Tan: ISLANDHOPPING’. Biennale of Sydney. Sydney. 268-269.
  • C.J. W-L Wee, 2006. “After Theory–and into ‘Zones of Contact’?” In: N. Bullockc and R. Keehan eds.  
  • Biennale of Sydney, 2006: A Critical Reader. Artspace Visual Arts Centre. 43-44.
  • Yap, J, 2006. ‘Tan Kai Syng’. In: ISLANDED: Contemporary Art from Singapore, New Zealand, Taiwan. 42-5.
  • Daejeon Museum of Art 2005. ‘Tan Kai Syng’. Future of Art, Science & Technology. Korea. 138-139.
  • S. Merali, ed. 2005. Politics of Fun, Spaces & Shadows, House of World Cultures, Germany. 131, 147, 165. 
  • Messmer, S. 2005. ‘The Manic Collector’. Culturebase, Germany.
  • Pijnappel, J, 2005. ‘World Specialists Identify Asian Media Artists To Watch’. Art It: Japan’s First Bilingual Art Quarterly. 2005 (6). Japan. 79-84. Named ‘media artist to look out for’.
  • Kawai, M, 2004. In: Bijutsu Techo (‘Art Handbook’), June 2004, Japan.
  • Wee, C.J. W-L. 2004. Twilight Tomorrow. Singapore Art Museum. 12-7.
  • Yap, J, 2003. ‘Kino Kinetics’. In: Multigraf srl-Spinea Ve ed. Open 2003: Arte & Cinema Arte Comms. Venice. 72-73.
  • Go, K. 2001. Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Festival Report. Japan. 31.
  • Fan, J. 2003. The President’s Young Talents. Singapore Art Museum. 55-61. 
  • Lee, F. 2002. In: Selves. Ministry of Communication Arts.