China’s Creative Communities | Reflections: David Li, Shenzhen, Shanzhai and the Maker Movement

David Li is the co-founder of several maker related organizations in China including XinCheJian, first makerspace in China, Hacked Matter, a research hub focusing on the global maker movement and its relationship to China, then Maker Collider, a makerspace accelerator and sponsored by Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab, a hub to Shenzhen supported by Shenzhen government. These experiences give him a unique perspective on the maker movement, especially in terms of connections to China.