Hacked Matter: Shanzhai & Maker CultureApr 6, 2013 Saturday 14:00

1F, Associate Mission Building (169 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai)
Platform: Education Research
  • David Li,Tom Igoe,Amanda Williams,Wu Hao,Ricky Ye,Anna Greenspan,Silvia Lindtner


    Shanghai Studies Symposium, Rockbund Art Museum, NYU Shanghai

    All Tomorrow’s Parties: Summoning Creativity in Shanghai

    A Series of Conversations
Initiated by Francesca Tarocco and Anna Greenspan

    Episode Six:

    Hacked Matter: Shanzhai & Maker Culture 


    In conversation with David Li , Tom Igoe, Amanda Williams, Wu Hao &  Ricky Ye

    Moderated by Anna Greenspan (NYU Shanghai) & Silvia Lindtner (Universityof California, Irvine & Fudan University, Shanghai)


    "...the street finds its own uses for things"    -William Gibson


    This event probes the connections between the informal networks of shanzhai production and the open innovations of DIY (do it yourself) Maker culture in order to explore the fertile zones of creativity emerging between the dense commercial webs of cheap ‘copycat’ electronics, and the back-room tinkerers playing with the latest developments in open source hardware.


    David Li is the founder of XinCheJian, the first hackerspace in China. He will talk about the experience of running a hackerspace in the country that is factory to the world.


    Tom Igoe is an Associate Arts Professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), as well as the co-founder of Arduino, an open source microcontroller environment built for non-technicians. He will present some of the work done at New York University's ITP, and discuss how it has influenced his work developing the physical computing curriculum there, as well as his work with Arduino and the maker movement.... Read More

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Hacked Matter: Shanzhai & Maker Culture

Apr 6, 2013 Saturday 14:00

1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)

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