Visual thinking gallery

XXIII.4 July - August 2016
Page: 88
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DIY maker electronic supplies concession market in Shenzhen


Authors:
Eli Blevis

Contributor: Eli Blevis

Curator/Editor: Eli Blevis

Genre: Maker culture, DIY culture, China

ins01.gif A concession market in Shenzhen, a cornerstone of maker culture in China, sells all manner of electronic parts for small-scale production. For a discussion of these trends, please see: Lindtner, S., Greenspan, A., and Li, D. Designed in Shenzhen: Shanzhai manufacturing and maker entrepreneurs. Proc. of the Fifth Decennial Aarhus Conference on Critical Alternatives. Aarhus Univ. Press, 2015, 85–96; Lindtner, S., Bardzell, S., and Bardzell, J. Reconstituting the utopian vision of making: HCI after technosolutionism. Proc. of CHI ‘16. ACM, New York, 2016 (Nominated for Best Paper).

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