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Art+Feminism: Wikipedia edit-a-thon

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The Accelerator 1501 Howard Ave

1501 Howard Avenue

Windsor, ON N8X 3T5

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Hackforge, Arts Council Windsor & Region and the School of Creative Arts at the University of Windsor invite people of all gender identities to take part in Windsor, Ontario’s Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.

Hosted at The Accelerator (1501 Howard Ave, Unit 101): Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11am - 4pm

Free & kid friendly activities provided

We would prefer that you pre-register - However, walk-ins are welcome

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is an event dedicated to improving the representation of women on wikipedia and provide a free teaching session for editing and contributing to Wikipedia.

We encourage you to create Wikipedia username prior to the Edit-a-thon HERE

About Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon:

Every March since 2014, people have gathered at 280+ events across six continents, to create and improve thousands of Wikipedia pages for artists like Rebecca Belmore, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ana Mendieta, and Augusta Savage with the focus of addressing the fact that female artists are underrepresented on Wikipedia. This program is presented in association with Art+Feminism, an international campaign to improve content on women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage women to participate in the online encyclopedia.

Only 10% of Wikipedia editors identify as women. The Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is seeking to change that statistic by offering a a do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others research and teaching session for editing and contributing to Wikipedia. Tutorials will be provided for those who are new to the editing process.

People of all gender identities and expressions, transgender women, cisgender women, and non binary are invited to join us for this day of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism.

Pre- Research Event

There will be a pre-event information session for Windsor’s Edit-a-thon on THURSDAY MARCH 19th FROM 4-5pm @ SOCA's 3 Classroom in the ARMOURIES BUILDING (37 University Avenue East, Windsor; Room 3-B15). Leddy Library has offered their online research materials to help with improving the content of women in the arts on Wikipedia.

This event is part of ACWR's Women in Culture month. For more information click HERE

To learn more about Art+Feminism click HERE

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1501 Howard Avenue

Windsor, ON N8X 3T5

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