march, 2019

09mar(mar 9)12:00 am15(mar 15)12:00 amKochi Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thonKerala Museum

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Join us at the Kerala Museum, Kochi, on 9th March, 2019 from 10:00am to 6:00pm for an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art and feminism.

+ We’re especially focusing on personalities from History and Art of Kerala.

+ We will provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedians, reference materials, refreshments and stimulating conversation!

+ This event is free of charge.

Bring your laptop, power cord and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. Even if you’re editing-averse, we urge you to stop by to show your support! We invite people of all gender identities and expressions to participate, particularly transgender and cisgender women.

+ Pre-Registrations are necessary! Please save your spot here : https://goo.gl/forms/yi3LAgpZH2c1l0x83

Please create a Wikipedia account before the event. You can learn how to do that here:https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:CreateAccount&returnto=Main+Page

About Art+Feminism

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon seeks to create meaningful changes to the body of knowledge available about feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.
Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors were women. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of representation from women.

Let’s change that.

Time

9 (Saturday) 12:00 am - 15 (Friday) 11:59 pm

Location

Kerala Museum

Salem - Kochi Hwy, Near Hotel Seagate, Koonamthai, Edappally, Ernakulam

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