101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week
By Robin Cembalest Posted 02/06/14
The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women’s voices to the online encyclopedia–as editors and as subjects
Last Saturday, about 600 volunteers in 31 venues around the globe engaged in a collective effort to change the world, one Wikipedia entry at a time.
In the United States, Canada, Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, in nonprofits and art schools, in museums and universities, these people—mostly women—set out to write entries, uncredited and unpaid, for the fast-growing crowd-sourced online encyclopedia.
At a time when Wikipedia is becoming…
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More on Art and Feminism Edit-a-thons
- EyeBeam.org | Art Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
- Huffington Post | ‘Edit-A-Thon’ Aims To Fix Gender Inequality On Wikipedia