skip to Main Content

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Kickstarter Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon 2018

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

March 4th

11am – 5pm
Add to Calendar

Location
Kickstarter
58 Kent Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

RSVP HERE
Share on Facebook

 

Last year, Art+Feminism, Kickstarter, six partners, and neighborhood friends and family descended on our headquarters to amplify, diversify, and grow the voices of women on Wikipedia. Why? A 2011 Wikimedia Foundation survey found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. Female-identified artists also suffer from disproportionately small (or nonexistent) articles compared to male artists.

We hosted 35 editors and added over 20,300 words across 58 article. This year, we’re aiming to go above and beyond, and we need your help to make it happen.

Join us in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on March 4th for an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. People of all gender identities and expressions are welcome to participate, and we especially encourage women, transgender, gender nonconfirming, and nonbinary individuals to take part.

How it works:

  • RSVP here and show up between 11am-5pm on 3/4 at Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St in Brooklyn).

  • We’ll provide tutorials for beginner Wikipedians throughout the day, as well as plenty of reference materials.

  • Bring a laptop, power cord, and — if you can — some ideas for entries that need updating or creation.

  • Be sure to 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)

  • Don’t want to be an editor? Come by to help with research, promotion, and facilitation.

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided. Childcare is also available upon request, and we’ll have a few laptops available for use. We’ll send more information on these in the order confirmation email from Eventbrite.

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Editathon events are happening globally throughout the month of March. To find and learn more, head here: http://www.artandfeminism.org/

This event has been lovingly organized by Kickstarter in partnership with:

ARTS.BLACK

Black Lunch Table

The Creative Independent

Got a Girl Crush

NEW INC

Pioneer Works

Rhizome

SAWCC

Details

Date:
March 4
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kickstarter-art-feminism-edit-a-thon-tickets-41847603308?aff=FLUX

Venue

kickstarter
58 Kent Street
Brooklyn, NY United States
+ Google Map

To view Flux Factory’s archive of events before 2018, click here.

Back To Top