Monday, December 31, 2007


I don't think I need to tell you how awesome Wikipedia is,
but due to the nature of the arts?... there are way more Music pages than Artist pages!
NOW is the time for something to get done!
Ok, well Jan. 26th is the time... for the Great Internet Sleepover!
There's a lack of art/artist info on the Wikipedia, and we're often too busy to find the time to contribute. So, we're setting aside one day where a crew of people collectively drop serious knowledge into wikipedia about art. From your favorite notable artwork, artist or exhibition, to our soon-to-be-famous peers. We'll also add structural links to alumni schools and categories like collective art groups, non profit orgs, etc.

The day is Saturday January 26th: an afternoon on the internet quietly enriching the public domain. We imagine groups of 2-4 people around tables across the country, bottomless coffee cups fueling the discussions, fact checking, and troubleshooting. Ideally lots of "oh, that person worked with X, I'll make a page for them, link me up." There will also be a lot of online chatting across coasts. Video chats if bandwidth permits.

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