2019:Multimedia knowledge/Celebrating 5 years of Wiki Loves Africa
This is a Closed submission for Wikimania 2019. It has been reviewed and was not accepted.
Description[edit | edit source]
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!
Session outcomes[edit | edit source]
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
- understanding of the importance of photographic contests in under represented areas
Session leader(s)[edit | edit source]
- Isla Haddow-Flood User:Islahaddow
- Florence Devouard User:Anthere
Relationship to the theme[edit | edit source]
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.
Session type[edit | edit source]
The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a
- Instructions: Exhibition space
Requirements[edit | edit source]
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.
Additional material[edit | edit source]
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.
Interest[edit | edit source]
If you would like to attend this session, please express your interest by signing
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