Art + Feminism 'Edit-a-thon' hosted by Susan Best, Dr Louise Mayhew and Liz Shaw

  • Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research 226 Grey Street South Brisbane, QLD, 4101 Australia
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2015, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2015, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Art+Feminism is an organisation whose aim is to create meaningful changes to the body of knowledge available about feminism and the arts on Wikipedia. What started as a small gathering has turned into a global initiative. 

Susan Best (director of GCCAR), Dr Louise Mayhew, and Liz Shaw will be hosting the Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon in Brisbane on the 12th of March, from 11am - 3pm. 

RSVP via the Art + Feminism website

Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. This represents an alarming absence in an important repository of shared knowledge.
— Art + Feminism website

What is an Edit-a-thon?

An Edit-a-thon is a community organised event that aims to teach folks how to edit, update, and add articles on Wikipedia.

Who can attend?

Anyone and everyone interested in learning more about editing Wikipedia, regardless of experience, gender, or background, is welcome to attend. 

For more information see the Art + Feminism website