Research students

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  • Wenbo DENG

    Doctoral Researcher

    Wenbo is a UK-based artist and doctoral candidate researcher at the School of Architecture and Design, Birmingham City University. She received my master’s degree in Ceramic Design from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK) 2018 and bachelor’s degree in Three-Dimensional Design from the University for the Creative Arts...

  • Yining HE

    Doctoral Researcher

    HE Yining is a Chinese curator and researcher in visual arts based in the UK and China. Yining is a graduate of the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Her doctoral research at CCVA, BCU is centred on the decolonial turn of Chinese contemporary art practice in the post-2008s period.

  • Yifeng LIAO

    Doctoral Researcher

    Yifeng received his Bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Exeter in 2016 and completed a Master’s degree in Interior, Architecture and Design in 2019. He also worked as an interior designer and had experience in hospitality sector.

  • Su Yin Jennifer NG

    Doctoral Researcher

    Jennifer Ng is an artist and art educator. Originally trained as a Chinese ink painter during her diploma education at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, she went on to receive both the Bachelor of Arts and the Masters in Art Education degrees at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her art practice...

  • Ying SUN

    Doctoral Researcher

    Ying Sun is a doctoral researcher at Birmingham City University (BCU) and received a double Master's degree in Landscape Architecture Design from Nanjing University of the Art (China) and Birmingham City University (United Kingdom).

  • Wen SUN

    Doctoral Researcher

    Sun Wen’s research focuses on performance art in China from the perspective of artists’ self-mutilation behaviours. Her research aims to discover how the mutilated bodies in performance art are used as art expressions and became ingenious metaphors.

  • Yaohan XING

    Doctoral Researcher

    Yaohan Xing achieved a Bachelor of Engineering (Huaqiao University) in 2017 and a Master of Science (Loughborough University) in 2019. Her research concerns leveraging design to empower people with arthritis.

  • Chao YAN

    Doctoral Researcher

    YAN Chao's research focuses on how COVID-19 affects contemporary Chinese art by observing changes in the art market, and what new challenges will contemporary art in China face in the new context.

  • Yang ZHOU

    Doctoral Researcher

    Zhou Yang is a PhD student at CCVA, School of Art, BCU, and an artist using the medium of photography. Zhou’s research and practice explore themes of memory, cultural heritage and myths, and she has been exhibited in major photo festivals and fairs in China and abroad in the past decade. Zhou has MA in Photojournalism at the...

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Past students
Dr Sijing CHEN (2018)

Thesis Title: The Creative Beings: The Visual Culture of Guai in China from 1949 to 1978

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Dr Sian Vaughan

Dr Ching-Yu HUANG (2012)

Thesis Title:The Integration of Chinese Historical Costumes and Contemporary Women's Fashion: with Special Reference to the Paddy Field Dress

Supervisors: Prof Colin Gale, Dr Anne Boultwood and Dr Zang Yingchun

Dr Jian LENG (2015)

Thesis Title: Gatekeeping the Arts: National Policy, Student Perception and the Art and Design Entrance Examination in China

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong, Prof Darren Newbury and Prof Jian Ming Song

Dr LIN Nuo (2021)

Thesis Title: Art Museums in China’s Urban Regeneration (China National Scholarship Council scholarship)

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Prof Jonathan Harris

Dr MA Qingchao (2008)

Thesis Title: Capturing Likeness: A Visual Exploration of People and Place

Supervisors: Prof Nick Stanley and Prof Jiang Jiehong

Dr Rachel MARSDEN (2017)

Alongside her PhD studies, Rachel worked as a coordinator and research assistant at CCVA between 2011-2016 responsible for coordinating the Centre's research activities, including its annual conference.

Thesis Title: The Transcultural Curator: Translating Networked Curatorial Practices in the Chinese Context Since 1980

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Prof Darren Newbury

Dr Federica MIRRA (2022)

Thesis Title: Urban Imaginaries: Contemporary Art and Urban Transformations in China since 2001 (AHRC M4C scholarship)

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Dr Theo Reeves-Evison

Dr Lily MITCHELL (2020)

Thesis Title: The Other Stage: Curating Chinese Contemporary Art in the UK (AHRC CDA scholarship)

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Ms Sarah Fisher (external)

Dr Linda PITTWOOD (2019)

Thesis Title: Corporeal Constructions: Representations of the Female Body in Performance, Video and Photography from Beijing and Shanghai 1984-2014, (AHRC M3C scholarship)

Supervisors: Dr Hongwei Bao (external) and Prof Jiang Jiehong

Thesis Title: Inscribing Women onto Bodies: An Encounter with Performance, Photography and Video Art from Beijing and Shanghai 1999-2016

Dr Feng SU (2008)

Thesis Title: On the Interpretation of Cloud Imageries in Chinese Visual Culture

Supervisors: Prof Nick Stanley and Prof Jiang Jiehong

Dr Yanyan WANG (2017)

Thesis Title: Creating a New Urban Culture: A Critical Study on the Educational Significance of the Shanghai Biennale

Supervisors: Dr Sian Vaughan, Prof Darren Newbury and Prof John Butler

Dr YU Peipei (2018)

Thesis Title: Seeking Cultural Originality: A Critical Study on Contemporary Product Design in China

Supervisors: Prof Jiang Jiehong and Prof Bob Jerrard (external)