Region: East Asia
1 March 2018
Maker culture in Shenzhen: bottom-up meets top-down
Hello Shenzhen host and Lighthouse Creative Producer Andrew Sleigh reflects on his recent trip to Shenzhen where he produced a series of podcasts with local makers and entrepreneurs
27 November 2017
Guest blog: Designer-led Learning at Design Society
Hello Shenzhen resident Ross Atkin shares, via V&A Shekou, how maker education can be used to engage young people with problem solving through making
16 November 2017
Indonesia Residency open call
As part of our ongoing collaboration with Birmingham Open Media, we are currently inviting a UK-based practitioner to undertake a one-month residency with Lifepatch in Jogyakarta, Indonesia during February or March 2018.
17 September 2017
Hello Shenzhen: Legacy and follow up grants
Discover the supported projects connecting the UK and Chinese maker cultures through collaborative exchange.
5 June 2017
Inside Shenzhen’s DIY robotics construction platform
Guest blog: Martin Goodfellow blogs about his experience in the STEM education and robotics startup, Makeblock, in Shenzhen and taking part in a 24 hour “Makerathon”
4 May 2017
From repair culture to 3D printed panda: Shenzhen makers residencies in the UK
In March 2017 seven UK makerspaces and creative organisations hosted makers from Shenzhen. Find out in our video reports what the makers and hosts accomplished together during the residencies...
20 April 2017
Guest blog: Designed in Shenzhen - an insight into a 3D printing studio in China
Hello Shenzhen participant Laura Elvira, resident at Pineprint, writes about her experience as a guest designer in Shenzhen
20 April 2017
Guest blog: Making space for reflection on sustainability and repair
Hello Shenzhen UK host Jake Harries, from Access Space, shares some of the highlights and questions raised from the 3 week residency with a maker from Shenzhen.
12 April 2017
Guest Blog: Exploring ethical supply chains and sustainable connections
Hello Shenzhen UK host, Camilla James from Impact Hub Westminster, shares the ideas and collaborations developed during the 3 week residency with two makers from Shenzhen
10 April 2017
Reflections from Indonesia - female empowerment through tech
Karen Newman, Director of Birmingham Open Media (BOM) reflects on three things they learned from their Indonesian adventure, which is transforming the way they are thinking at BOM in the wake of their upcoming residency