02/03/2020 | Writer: Kaos GL
Wikimarathon, which came together in more than 100 countries every year to increase the women's content on Wikipedia, is in Istanbul on March 7 this year.
Wikimarathon, which came together in more than 100 countries every year to increase the women's content on Wikipedia, is in Istanbul this year as it has been for the last three years.
The event, which will take place between 14:00 and 19:00 on Saturday, March 7, organized by the Art + Feminism community, is open to everyone's participation in the historical building of the Women's Works Library and Information Center Foundation in Fener, İstanbul.
In the one-day "editing marathon", it is aimed to increase the content of women and to create an agenda on the subject by entering new articles to Wikipedia. The event invites participants and content from all genders and sexual orientations. Participants are asked to come with their laptop computers or tablet devices; and expected to contribute in contact with subjects such as feminist art, women artists, women's movement, feminist thought.
Art + Feminism is a product of the collaboration of artists, curators, writers, editors, librarians, Wikipediaers, experts and enthusiasts; is a joint contribution initiative to common knowledge. Its seeds were sown by Siân Evans (Art Libraries Society of North America's Women and Art Special Interest Group), Jacqueline Mabey (failed projects) and Michael Mandiberg, in collaboration with Professional Organization for Women in the Arts (POWarts) and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
This year, Art + Feminism will host over 100 events in libraries, museums, universities in many countries such as the USA, Australia, Brazil, Ghana, India, Switzerland, Japan, Cameroon, Portugal, Peru, Zambia.
You can find the details here.
Translation: Yiğit E. Korkmaz