Know My Name

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Just 18 per cent of biographies on Wikipedia are about women. When it comes to female artists and creators, that number is even lower.
 
Just 18 per cent of biographies on Wikipedia are about women. When it comes to female artists and creators, that number is even lower.
  
Wikimedia Australia is partnering with the [[w:National Gallery of Australia|National Gallery of Australia]] on its '''Know My Name''' initiative which aims to enhance the understanding and appreciation of work by Australian artists who identify as women.  
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Wikimedia Australia is partnering with the [[w:National Gallery of Australia|National Gallery of Australia]] on its '''Know My Name''' project to enhance the understanding and appreciation of work by Australian artists who identify as women.  
  
 
This March, we are co-hosting a series of edit-a-thons around Australia on the weekend of International Women's day. Our goal is to create 100 new pages about female creators, also as part of Art+Feminism.  
 
This March, we are co-hosting a series of edit-a-thons around Australia on the weekend of International Women's day. Our goal is to create 100 new pages about female creators, also as part of Art+Feminism.  
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'''Sydney'''<br>
 
'''Sydney'''<br>
Venue: TBA<br>
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Venue: State Library of New South Wales<br>
 
Date: TBA<br>
 
Date: TBA<br>
 
Time: TBA<br>
 
Time: TBA<br>

Revision as of 03:59, 30 January 2020

Just 18 per cent of biographies on Wikipedia are about women. When it comes to female artists and creators, that number is even lower.

Wikimedia Australia is partnering with the National Gallery of Australia on its Know My Name project to enhance the understanding and appreciation of work by Australian artists who identify as women.

This March, we are co-hosting a series of edit-a-thons around Australia on the weekend of International Women's day. Our goal is to create 100 new pages about female creators, also as part of Art+Feminism.

Join us!

Events

Sydney
Venue: State Library of New South Wales
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Registrations opening soon

Melbourne
Venue: TBA
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Registrations opening soon

Perth
Venue: TBA
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Registrations opening soon

Alice Springs
Venue: TBA
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
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Darwin
Venue: TBA
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
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Adelaide
Venue: TBA
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Registrations opening soon

Contact

Caddie Brain
Know My Name Events Coordinator
Wikimedia Australia
Email: caddie.brain@wikimedia.org.au

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