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Dr. YANG  Yi Hsuan

Dr. YANG Yi Hsuan


B.F.A. in Film (NYU Tisch)

M.P.S. in Interactive Telecommunication (NYU Tisch)

Ph.D. in Creative Media (CityU HK)

Email: | Tel: 3943-4090 | Office: KKB 312

Dr. Yang has curated a number of art exhibitions and performed in theater productions throughout Asia. Her art exhibitions “The Fantasy of Light” photo exhibition at K11 Art Space in 2016 (HK), The Biennale of Contemporary Art (SZ), “Vanishing” Abstract photography exhibition (Japan); UFO Art exhibition (HK). Rochelle also curated the art gallery for SIGGRAPH Asia (2011).


Besides curatorship and artistry, she was invited as master teacher and solo performer (2015) at “Dance for Unity” international performing arts festival in Shanghai, Asia Pacific Oriental Dance Festival (2014, 2012) and has judged numerous dance contests in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and Thailand.

Her recent awards include:

Silver prize, Chinese Arts Global Award in 2012 (Beijing)

Honorary Doctorate awarded by CISAC France (The International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies) in 2008

“Outstanding Research Award” by City University of Hong Kong in 2008


Rochelle’s research interests include:

  • Performance Studies
  • Visual Culture and Graphic Communication
  • New Media and Cyber Culture
  • Kawaii Culture and Emoji Communication


Her forthcoming publications includes: A Wearable Media System for Interactive Dance Performance (submitted to ACM Multimedia Systems 2016), eCute: Kawaii Culture and Digital Communication (forthcoming)