In 2019 we celebrate 5 years of c:Commons:Wiki Loves Africa. Wiki Loves Africa is an annual visual celebration of the Africa continent that, based on a new theme each year, calls for photographic or media contributions to Wikimedia Commons. 2019 is the fifth year that the competition has been held.
Themes over these years have encompassed Cuisine, Cultural Fashion and Adornment, Music and Dance, People at Work, and Play!
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
- understanding of the importance of photographic contests in under represented areas
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Know
ledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
Sustainable goals cover Quality Education and Reduced inequalities through exposure of Africa's myriad cultures on a global resource.
The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a
- Instructions: Exhibition space
The session will work best with these conditions:
- A prominent wall is needed for 25 images to be placed up for the duration of the exhibition
- The whole conference
- no recording needed.
Please Note: It would be good if Wikimania can print the images in Stockholm, Sweden so that they will not be damaged or potentially lost in the transit.
If you would like to attend this session, please express your interest by signing
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