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Art & Law Editathon
School of Visual Arts (SVA), NYC - West Side Building.jpg
School of Visual Arts
West 21st Street buildings
When and Where
Date:Saturday, December 12, 2015
Time:11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Address:133 W. 21st Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)
9th Floor MFA Fine Arts Flex Space
Manhattan, New York, NY 10011

The first ever Art & Law edit-a-thon, organized by the Art & Law Program and The Law Office of Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, was held at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.

We reviewed the copyright of Wikipedia's content, gave an overview of how Creative Commons licensing works, and edited Wikipedia content related to art and law. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience editing Wikipedia, background in law, or background in art.

Event details[edit]

Helping with biography of an Iranian animator
  • Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: School of Visual Arts. 133 W. 21st Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 9th Floor MFA Fine Arts Flex Space, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011. 40°44′32.4″N 73°59′50.3″W / 40.742333°N 73.997306°W / 40.742333; -73.997306
  • Note:
    • On first floor, turn left and walk to west elevators
    • This is the Flatiron campus of the School of Visual Arts, NOT the East 23rd Street location
  • Subway:
    • "1" train"2" train"3" train to 23rd St. (exit at 23rd Street and 7th Avenue)
    • "F" train"M" train to 23rd St. (exit at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue)
    • "4" train"5" train"6" train"6" express train to 23rd St. (exit at 23rd Street and Lexington)
    • "N" train"Q" train"R" train"W" train to 23rd St. (exit at 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue)
    • "A" train"C" train"E" train to 23rd St. (exit at 23rd Street and 8th Avenue)
  • Bus: M1, M2, M3, X1, X7, X9, X10, X12, X17, X27, X28 buses
  • Who should attend: Everyone is welcome to attend: artists, art historians, architects, art critics, art students, lawyers, law students, and regardless of experience. We are happy to teach you the basics of editing Wikipedia. The public is welcome to this event.
  • Snacks: The Art & Law Program will provide light snacks and refreshments.
  • Hashtag: #WikiArtLaw
  • Meetup link: WikimediaNYC @ Meetup

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Likely attendees[edit]

  1. Pharos (talk) 15:57, 24 November 2015 (UTC)
  2. rumayor1 (talk)
  3. Blue Rasberry (talk) 18:58, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
  4. Fashionethics (talk) 19:48, 5 December 2015 (UTC)
  5. Jim.henderson (talk) 00:28, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
  6. Gwang0 (talk) 17:39, 12 December 2015 (UTC)
  7. Conceptuallaw (talk)
  8. Edoeringer (talk)
  9. Jnkw (talk)
  10. Nkhstudio (talk)
  11. Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  12. Eks134 (talk) 22:52, 12 December 2015 (UTC)

Possible attendees[edit]

  1. Lange.lea (talk) 18:07, 24 November 2015 (UTC)
  2. DGG ( talk ) 05:13, 5 December 2015 (UTC) (Probably a little on the late side)

Regrets[edit]

  1. would love to be there...Modernist (talk) 12:10, 6 December 2015 (UTC)

Remote participants[edit]

  1. BrillLyle (talk) -- sorry I'll be in Nebraska this weekend but will try to participate remotely

Tasks[edit]

Topics[edit]

During this time we will create, update, and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to art & law, including:

Legal cases[edit]

Artists[edit]

The following artists and how their practices relate to law are also in need of articles, updates and improvements:

Art movements[edit]

The following art movements and how they relate to law and language are also in need of articles, updates and improvements.

Outcomes[edit]

New articles created[edit]

Alphabetical

  1. Esfandiar Ahmadieh -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  2. Gabonese literature -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  3. Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation -- Jnkw (talk)
  4. The Gamble (1971 film) -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  5. Zakaria Hashemi -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)

Articles improved[edit]

alphabetical by first letter

  1. Adobe and Mirror -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  2. Appropriation (art) -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  3. Azerbaijani literature -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  4. Cinema of Iran -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  5. David Smith (sculptor) -- Nkhstudio (talk)
  6. Deaccessioning (museum) -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  7. Elaine Sturtevant -- Edoeringer (talk)
  8. Esfandiar (name) -- Shirinhijab1719 (talk)
  9. Fair use -- Nkhstudio (talk)
  10. Feminist art -- Eks134 (talk)
  11. Hans Haacke -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  12. Happy Birthday to You -- Jnkw (talk)
  13. Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation -- BrillLyle (talk)
  14. Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  15. Michael Asher (artist) -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  16. Moral rights -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  17. Public art -- Gwang0 (talk)
  18. Richard Prince -- Nkhstudio (talk)
  19. Seth Siegelaub -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  20. The Pictures Generation -- Conceptuallaw (talk)
  21. The Yes Men -- Nkhstudio (talk)

WikiProjects[edit]

Editing Wikipedia resources[edit]

Tools and templates[edit]

  • N.B. There is an IRC channel if online participants need help:
Wikipedia:IRC/wikipedia-en-help

External links[edit]