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Dr Rochelle YANG

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Assistant Professor 

Ph.D. in Creative Media (City University of Hong Kong)
M.P.S. in Interactive Telecommunication (Tisch School of the Arts, New York University) 
B.F.A. in Film & TV (Tisch School of the Arts, New York University)
Dr. Rochelle Yang is an artist, curator, choreographer and teacher, based in Hong Kong and Zhuhai. Her teaching and research interests include visual communications, visual culture, new media arts, film and performing art studies. Before joining UIC she taught in the postgraduate program of Visual Culture, Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2009 to 2018.  Dr. Yang also taught as adjunct lecturer at Kingston University, UK-International Centre HKU Space, and National Taiwan University of the Arts.  Besides her academic career, she served as chair and curator for Art Gallery of SIGGRAPH ASIA, the art exhibitions for The Festival of Lights in Hong Kong, The China Biennale of Contemporary Art, and is currently an examiner in Hong Kong Arts Development Council. She received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from CISAC (France) in 2008. 

   

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Mr Andy Tat Keung TAM

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Tat-keung, Andy TAM (Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong Art critic and cultural industry researcher) Graduated at the University of the Arts London, Wimbledon College of Art (UAL). He also participates in the projects of Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong (2018), Silk Road International Art Festival (2017), The 3rd Kunming Art Biennale (2016), Shenzhen Biennale of Contemporary Art (2015), Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture (Shenzhen and Hong Kong (2012 & 2015)), Kwangju Art Biennial (2005), Guangzhou Art Triennial (2005), MAAP Media Art Festival (2004), Ho Chi Minh Fine Arts Museum (2000), Taiwan IT Park Gallery (2000), Taiwan Huashan Arts District (2000), Hong Kong Biennale of Art (1996 & 1998) etc. He also performed at Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery (2000) etc, and his art writings were released in MIT-LEA Press, 2nd APAEC (Asia-Pacific Art Education Conference), 2nd Guangzhou triennial, Korean National Commission for UNESCO etc. His practice-based research focuses on the resurgence of Pop Art to Neo+Post Pop Art and employs art practice by experimenting new art forms regarding political/ social/ economic/ technological/ cultural contexts. Now he is an assistant professor in Hong Kong Baptist University- Beijing Normal University, United International College (UIC), Zhuhai China.

 

   

 

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Dr Guido ALVAREZ

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Guido Alvarez was born in Cuenca, Ecuador where he obtained his BFA in crafts and graphic design from Universidad Del Azuay.
At 28 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study a MFA in Visual Communication and Design at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. 
He has served roles as assistant professor of Design, Art, Animation, and Photography for several institutions in USA, Ecuador and China. He has also served as program director in Quito, Ecuador.
In 2015 Alvarez completed his PhD with research focused on cyborg theory and hyper-reality. He then moved to China to work for Wenzhou-Kean University as well as online instructor of Design Thinking and Innovation for Laureate Education Corporation.
His research interest focuses on cross-cultural and multilingual communication design as well as in experiential learning.

   
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Dr Oksana Kryzhanivska

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Oksana Kryzhanivska holds a Ph.D. in the Computational Media and Design and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture. Her Ph.D. research at the intersection of art, design, and computer science resulted in publications and exhibitions at the international conferences ISMAR, ISEA, ICME, The Image, and ACM MM. Oksana’s responsive multi-sensory installations have appeared in numerous public exhibitions and have been featured in the Canadian Art Magazine (2017). Additionally, Oksana exhibited in top tier Canadian art museums, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and The Nickle Arts Museum.
Her interests include tactile interaction, embodiment, motion, non-verbal communication, perception, manufacturing process, aesthetic experience, touchable art, haptic technology, projection with anamorphosis, mixed reality, virtual sculpture, artificial intelligence in art, 3D printing, coding, sensory feedback, and electronic art.

   

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Dr Yuan YUAN

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Dr. Yuan received her Master’s degrees in University of Edinburgh and Ulster University in Design and digital media, and Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations respectively. She received her PhD degree in Communication studies in Hong Kong Baptist University in 2017 and participated the PhD student exchange programme in Lund University (Sweden). She was the lecturer in Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus. The research experience, conference participation, teaching experience including Final Year Project supervision may enhance the teaching and research. She specializes in new media studies and culture industry research.

   
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Mr Zhiwan Cheung

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MFA in Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA
BFA in Painting, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA (Community Arts in LA course)
In 2013-16 He became graduate Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Contextual Practice, 2D Media Studio,
In 2016-17 He has served roles as an adjunct Assistant Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Hey Robot: Let’s Make Something, Augemented Reality, Electronic Media Studios I)