May Adadol Ingawanij / เม อาดาดล อิงคะวณิช is a writer, curator, and teacher. She works on de-westernised and decentred histories and genealogies of cinematic arts; avant-garde legacies in Southeast Asia; forms of potentiality and future-making in contemporary artistic and curatorial practices; aesthetics and circulation of artists’ moving image, art and independent films in, around, and related to Southeast Asia.
May is Professor of Cinematic Arts at the University of Westminster where she co-directs the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media. She features in ArtReview's '2021 Power 100'.
May is working with CIRCUIT on a collection of five new artist commissions for cinema, which will premiere in Auckland in September 2022.