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creative economy and sustainable development maker culture and the political economy of media media cities

20102020

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Research Output

2020

From 'creative cities' to 'media cities': the case of Manchester and Shanghai

Gu, X., 2020, The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication. Debrah, S. & Krajina, Z. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2019

(Un)Design, commerce and artistic autonomy: site-specific art in China

Gu, X. & O'Connor, J., 2019, Undesign : Critical Practices at The Intersection of Art and Design. Coombes, G., McNamara, A. & Sade, G. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 137-149 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Creative Milieu in China - 'disjuncture' in the global cultural economy

O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 2019, Routledge Handbook of Cultural and Creative Industries in Asia. Lim, L. & Lee, H-K. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 177-192 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fabbing the Chinese Maker Identity

Gu, X. & Shea, P., 2019, The Critical Makers Reader: (Un)learning Technology. Bogers, L. & Chiappini, L. (eds.). 1 ed. Amsterdam The Netherlands: Institute of Network Cultures, p. 269-277 (Institute of Network Cultures Reader #12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Special Issue: Teaching the Cultural and Creative Industries: An International Perspective

O'Connor, J. (Guest ed.), Gu, X. (Guest ed.) & vickery, J. (Guest ed.), 2019, In : Arts & Humanities in Higher Education. 18, 2-3

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Teaching the cultural and creative industries: An international perspective

O’Connor, J., Gu, X. & Vickery, J., 1 May 2019, In : Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. 18, 2-3, p. 93-98 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Teaching ‘tacit knowledge' in cultural and creative industries to international students

Gu, X. & O'Connor, J., 1 May 2019, In : Arts & Humanities in Higher Education. 18, 2-3, p. 140-158 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The paradox of maker movement in China

Gu, X., 2019, Making our world: The hacker and maker movements in context. Hunsinger, J. & Schrock, A. (eds.). New York NY USA: Peter Lang Publishing, Vol. 120. p. 271-291 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Worlding and new music cultures in Shanghai

Gu, X., O'Connor, J. & Ng, J., Dec 2019, In : City, Culture and Society. 19, 6 p., 100286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018

Crafts community: Physical and virtual

Gu, X., 2018, Craft Economies. Luckman, S. & Thomas, N. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Makerspaces and urban ideology: The institutional shaping of Fab Labs in China and Northern Ireland

Gu, X. & Shea, P. J., 2018, In : Journal of Peer Production. 1, 12, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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The field of visual pedagogy in China and its transformations

Gu, X. & Webb, J., 2018, Investigating the Visual as a Transformative Pedagogy in the Asia Region. McArthur, I., Bamford, R., Xu, F. & Miller, B. (eds.). 1st ed. Champaign IL USA: Common Ground Research Networks, p. 23-47 25 p. (Curated Series: Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

‘Creative economy’ in China: A case study of Shanghai’s fashion industries

Gu, X., 2018, Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape. Ling, W. & Segre Reinach, S. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: I.B.Tauris Publishers, p. 94-119 26 p. (Dress Cultures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2017

Can our cities' thriving creative precincts be saved from 'renewal'?

Gu, X., O'Connor, M. J., Gibson, C., Grodach, C., Crosby, A. & Lyons, C., 30 Aug 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Can our cities’ thriving creative precincts be saved from ‘renewal’?

Gibson, C., Crosby, A., Grodach, C., Lyons, C., O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 30 Aug 2017, 1 p. The Conversation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

2016

Creative clusters in Shanghai: Transnational intermediaries and the creative economy

O'Connor, J. & Gu, X., 2016, Making Cultural Cities in Asia: Mobility, Assemblage, and the Politics of Aspriational Urbanism. Wang, J., Oakes, T. & Yang, Y. (eds.). 1 ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 21 - 35 15 p. (Regions and Cities; vol. 93).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Mobile methods and large screens

Papastergiadis, N., Barikin, A., Gu, X., McQuire, S. & Yue, A., 2016, Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces. Papastergiadis, N. (ed.). Hong Kong China: Hong Kong University Press, p. 131-208 78 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2015

Connecting audiences: a manual for large screens

Gu, X., Papastergiadis, N., McQuire, S., Yue, A. & Trimboli, D., 2015, University of Melbourne. 56 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Open Access

Cultural economy and urban development in Shanghai

Gu, X., 2015, The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries. Oakley, K. & O'Connor, J. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 246 - 256 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2014

Creative Industries, Creative Clusters and Cultural Policy in Shanghai

Gu, X., 2014, Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries. Lee, H-K. & Lim, L. (eds.). New York NY USA: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 174 - 192 19 p. (New Directions in Cultural Policy Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Creative industry clusters in Shanghai: a success story?

O'Connor, J. & Gu, X., 2014, In : The International Journal of Cultural Policy. 20, 1, p. 1 - 20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)

Cultural industries and creative clusters in Shanghai

Gu, X., 2014, In : City, Culture and Society. 5, 3, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Developing entrepreneur networks in the creative industries – a case study of independent designer fashion in Manchester

Gu, X., 2014, Handbook of Research on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Chell, E. & Karatas-Ozkan, M. (eds.). Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 358-373 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Large screens in Shanghai

Gu, X. & Yue, A., 2014, In : Situations Cultural Studies in the Asian Context. 7, 2, p. 31 - 55 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Making creative spaces: China and Australia: an introduction

O'Connor, J. & Gu, X., 2014, In : City, Culture and Society. 5, 3, p. 111 - 114 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Translating Gesture in a Transnational Public Sphere

Barikin, A., Papastergiadis, N., Yue, A., McQuire, S., Gibson, R. J. & Gu, X., 2014, In : Journal of Intercultural Studies. 35, 4, p. 349 - 365 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2013

Developing a creative cluster in a Post-industrial City: CIDs and Manchester

O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 2013, Creative Industries and Urban Development: Creative Cities in the 21st Century. Flew, T. (ed.). Abindong Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 156-203 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Developing a creative cluster in a postindustrial city: CIDS and Manchester

O'Connor, J. & Gu, X., 2013, Creative Industries and Urban Development: Creative Cities in the 21st Century. Flew, T. (ed.). Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 156 - 203 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

large screens and the transnational public sphere

Gu, X., Papastergiadis, N., McQuire, S., Cmielewski, C., Barikin, A., Yue, A. & Gibson, R., 2013, Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA2013, Sydney. The University of Sydney

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Mega Screens for Mega Cities

Papastergiadis, N., McQuire, S., Gu, X., Barikin, A., Gibson, R. J., Yue, A., Cmielewski, C. & Roh, S. Y., 2013, In : Theory, Culture and Society. 30, 7-8, p. 325 - 341 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Introducing Shanghai Modern: The future in microcosm?

O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 2012, In : Culture Unbound: journal of current cultural research. 4, p. 11-13 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Shanghai: images of modernity

O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 2012, Cities, Cultural Policy and Governance. Anheier, H. K. & Isar, Y. R. (eds.). London UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 288 - 300 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The art of re-industrialisation in Shanghai

Gu, X., 2012, In : Culture Unbound: journal of current cultural research. 4, p. 193-211 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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2011

From the Margins to the Centre: towards an art strategy for the ethnic enclaves in the city

Gu, X., 2011, brisbane : Museum of Brisbane.

Research output: Other contributionOther

2010

Developing a creative cluster in a postindustrial city: CIDS and Manchester

O'Connor, J. & Gu, X., 2010, In : The Information Society. 26, 2, p. 124 - 136 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)

Shanghai: city of other people's dreams

O'Connor, M. J. & Gu, X., 2010, In : Transit Labour: Circuits, Regions, Borders. 2, p. 21 - 22 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOther

Social networks and aesthetic reflexivity in the creative industries

Gu, X., 2010, In : Journal of International Communication. 16, 2, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review