“Art + Feminism” Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, from So Fine Episode #6: Wiki’d

An enlightening interview on the recent “Art + Feminism” Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon at the The Ferris Hodgett Library by So Fine: The School of Fine Arts Podcast.

From So Fine:

“Did you know that less than 10% of Wikipedia editors are women? Neither did I. The Art+Feminism campaign is trying to correct this imbalance, and we had a fascinating conversation about Wikipedia, the representation of artists, particularly female (trans and cis) artists here in Newfoundland, and the construction of our online narrative. 

The Art + Feminism movement is running Edit-A-Thons internationally, and you can find out more about what that’s all about here.

The Ferris Hodgett Library is, in many ways, the heart and soul of Grenfell Campus and in addition to being a top-notch university library, host an amazing number of events, like this one, throughout the year.

Cameron Forbes has just recently joined the faculty of the visual arts program, you can find out more about Cameron here, and the Visual Arts Program is right here.”

 

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