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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon; Contemporary British Women Artists

Saturday 24 November, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Book via Eventbrite  Free. 15 places. Lunch and refreshments provided.

Bring your laptop and help us improve the gender gap online, inspired by our recent exhibitions by British artists Jacqueline Donachie, Tacita Dean and Emma Hart. No previous Wikipedia editing experience required as Sara Thomas (Scotland Programme Coordinator for Wikimedia UK) will teach us the essential digital editing skills.

Schedule:

12:30pm Welcome and tour of Emma Hart exhibition

1pm Wikipedia training with Sara Thomas

2.15pm Comfort and refreshment break

2.45pm Research and edit

4.45pm Transfer drafted text to Wikipedia’s live space

5.30pm End

We ask participants to:

– create a Wikipedia acccount in advance if you don‘t already have one
– Do some research in advance
– Bring your own laptop

Find out more on the Wikimedia event page.

Supported by Girlpower Collection.

Image: Emma Hart, Mamma Mia, installation view, Whitechapel Gallery Photo: Thierry Bal. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter.

Details

Date:
Saturday 24 November, 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Edinburgh Central Library
7-9 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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Website:
http://fruitmarket.co.uk