Dr Margaret Ai Hua TAN
Designation : Research Fellow
Office : AS8, #07-25
Telephone : 6516 7270
Status : Staff

Dr Margaret Tan is currently a Research Fellow at Asia Research Institute’s Science, Technology and Society Cluster, and a Fellow and Director of Programmes at Tembusu College, National University of Singapore. She is also Co-director, together with A/P Lonce Wyse, of the NUS Art/Science Residency Programme.

Margaret holds a PhD from the Communications and New Media Department, National University of Singapore, an MA in Interactive Media and Critical Theory from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and a BFA from RMIT/Lasalle College of the Arts. Her PhD dissertation involved a critical analysis of the visions and discourses surrounding pervasive computing and Singapore’s IT Masterplan called “Intelligent Nation 2015” (iN2015). Her artworks, based on a wide range of media, investigates the intersections of body with space, technology, and culture from a feminist perspective. See her artworks here [www.margaret-tan.com].

Margaret was involved in A/P Gregory Clancey's three-year MOE grant-funded project “Asian Biopoleis: Biotechnology and Biomedicine as Emergent Forms of Life and Practice.”