Dr. Yi Chen

Dr. Yi Chen is a Lecturer in Contextual and Theoretical Studies for courses including BA (Hons) Design Management and Cultures across the Design School at London College of Communication.

Yi gained a PhD degree in Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex in 2015. Her PhD thesis explores the philosophy of ‘rhythmanalysis’ and she developed the concept into a research method for cultural historical research. She had also put rhythmanalysis to work by looking at the changes which had taken place within the cultural history of post-war Britain.

Yi’s research interests include cultural theory, art history, philosophy and non-representational research method. She recently published her monograph 'Practising Rhythmanalysis: Theories and Methodologies (2016)', Rowman and Littlefield International.

As well as lecturing in Contextual and Theoretical Studies at LCC, Yi also supervises thesis for students.