Wikipedia:Meetup/University Park/ArtAndFeminism/The Pennsylvania State University
|When and Where|
|Date:||Friday, March 19, 2021|
|Time:||10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT|
|Online Address:||Free registration here to join via Zoom|
- Date: Friday, March 19, 2021
- Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
- Location: Free registration here to join via Zoom
- Hosts: The Pennsylvania State University Art Education Program in the School of Visual Arts & the Graduate Art Education Association.
Launched in 2014, Art+Feminism is a campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage feminist editorship. On March 19, 2021, in honor of Women's History Month, join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on feminist artists, feminist curatorial practices, feminist art pedagogy, and other subjects related to contemporary art/architecture/visual culture and feminism absent from Wikipedia.
Schedule: Friday, March 19, 2021
- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Gather online at https://psu.zoom.us/TBA. Informal introductions and conversation about Art+Feminism edit-a-thon goals. Editing free-for-all with support as needed, plus invited scholars will highlight missing and misinformed areas on wikipedia to focus collective endeavors to edit at the times listed below.
- 10:00 am: Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D., Professor of Art Education & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Penn State, presents: "Feminist Ethical Futures Wikistorming Strategies"
- 11:00 am: Ilayda Altuntas, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. candidate, presents "Tattooed Women: Feminist Ethical (re)Presentations of (re)Sounding Art" with changes and additions to Tattooed Lady
- 11:30 am: Lauren Stetz, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. candidate, presents "Viral Imaginations: Intersectional Ethical Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic" linked to COVID-19 pandemic as modeled on Grayson's Art Club
- 12:00 pm: VIRTUAL LUNCH hosted by the Graduate Art Education Association (GAEdA)!
- 1:00 pm: Eunkyung Hwang, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents "Yun Suknam, First Generation Feminist in Korea: Eternal Maternal Ethical Counternarratives"
- 1:30 pm: Maggie-Rose Condit-Summerson, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents "Marketplace Feminism: Selling Empowerment in the Neoliberal Landscape" to add a new section at Feminism.
- 2:00 pm: SNACK BREAK
- 2:30 pm: Glynnis Reed-Conway, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents “Solitude Ain’t Loneliness”: The Legacy of "Michelle T. Clinton" to add sections: Clinton’s style of writing, using vernacular forms of speech, Biography, Career, Literary Topics and Influence, Contributions to feminist theory, Honors and awards, Reception, Bibliography
- 3:00 pm: Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D., Penn State Postdoctoral Scholar of Art Education, presents "NAEA Women's Caucus: Ethical Dilemmas of the Concept of Women" linked to the National Art Education Association page and modeled on Women's Caucus for Art
- 3:30 pm: Marissa Baez, Penn State MFA candidate in Art, presents "Nepantlera Artists" in creating a new section on Notable Exhibitions and adding to the Notable Artists section at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.
- 4:00 pm: Showcase of Wikistorming Advances
List of articles to work on
Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, but you are welcome to work on anything you like. Please note: This is a crowdsourced list. You can help us by adding to it!
- See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks
- Suffrage Commemoration
- Afghan Star
- Links to Afghan Star: Zahra Elham the first woman to win the competition
- Hangama Amiri: Afghan-Canadian Feminist Artist
- Linda Stein
- Link to Social Justice Art Education with Linda Stein's Art
- Link to Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females (2014) by Linda Stein
- Judy Chicago -- "Teaching career" section
- Add about the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection
- Add reference: Books and Exhibition Catalogues from Judy Chicago Feminist Art Resource Suite
- Judy Chicago Add citations for Chicago's Power Play, which includes "Three Faces of Man"
- Palmer Museum of Art
- Add acquisition of Judy Chicago's painting "Three Faces of Man" with references to https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-judy-chicagos-work-reveals-toxic-masculinity and https://salon94.com/exhibitions/powerplay-a-prediction and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeQvBrcJdGE and http://www.judychicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/J-Katz-essay-extracted-from-JC-DR-Catalog.pdf
- Add information about the museum's collection. Include Feminist artists, women artists, and artists of color. Currently focuses on Ashcan artists & white male artists.
- Feminist pedagogy
- Under Influential figures add Judy Chicago
- Under Practical Implications add Feminist Art Pedagogy
- Add about the the International Honor Quilt and the Hot Flash Fan, a mixed-media approach to quilting by 50 Kentucky artists that was initiated by Ann Stewart Anderson and facilitated by Judy Chicago. Through the Flower gifted the International Honor Quilt to the University and the Hite Art Institute in 2013 for research and study. The artwork was created in 1980 and accompanied Chicago's The Dinner Party in a worldwide traveling exhibition celebrating women's achievements throughout history.
- extensive article but could use organization/editing; check broken links in ref section
- check/update links in "Participating Artists" section (Special Collections resources also available; see below.)
- Woman's Building
- expand, check external links and refs for more content? (Special Collections resources also available; see below.)
- Sound Object https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_object
- Add Gerda Nettesheim’s and Monika von Wedel’s Sound Objects (connections to materiality) and Christina Kubisch’s flute performances on the aural and visual gender dynamics with (on gender and body).
- Sound Art
- Add the Aural-visual Gender Dynamics in Christina Kubisch’s Flute Performances at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_studies and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_art and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sound_artists
- Add global feminist art responses
- Feminist art movement -- "History" section
- Add artists
- Add Cuban Feminist Art Movement, Transnational Feminist Art Movement
- Mickalene Thomas -- Very list-y, could use some more descriptive text
- Lucy Lippard -- Could use some editing and additions
- Adrian Piper
- Add description of "Funk Lessons" (1983).
- Janet Cardiff
- Add images and edit text for clarity. Some good images on Google with noncommercial reuse permissions.
- Martha Hellion
- Add bibliography
- Nelly Richard
- Add to biography
- Translate content from Spanish page
- Evelin Stermitz
- Create page. Evelin Stermitz (b. 1972) is an Austrian artist working in the areas of video art, new media art, performance, and photography , who is also founder of the ArtFem.TV project.
- Pam Longobardi
- Create page. Information at https://en.everybodywiki.com/Pam_Longobardi
- Ambar Past
- Biographical information available from Cinco Puntos Press
- Translate content from German Wikipedia page or look at Wikipedia in languages other the English, and link an English page to feminist artists on pages of other language communities.
- Past is well known for founding Taller Leñateros, a small press/art collective in Chiapas, Mexico, which also does not have a Wikipedia page.
- Virginia Allan
- Vera Glaser
- Esther Christian Lawton
- Brereton Sturtevant
- Mira Lloyd Dock
- Additional biographies from A Few Good Women
- An automatically-updating list showing the Wikipedia status of ~250 women new media artists for whom articles should be added or expanded
In Special Collections
Information resources on the subjects listed below are held by Penn State's Special Collections Library, which means they can't leave the secure reading room. Fortunately, Special Collections is located right next door to our meetup in the Mann Room. If you want to work with these materials, you'll need to register online for a research account here, and take a trip to the reading room. Just ask one of the librarians if you need any help with this. And come back to the meetup when you're done for an end-of-day wrap-up.
Artists, curators, theorists:
- Cecilia Alvarez -- stub article, add anything
- Mary Godfrey -- create article, link to PSU black history site, Godfrey's archives in Special Collections
- Sheila Levrant de Bretteville -- add some substance, further readings
- Bia Lowe -- create article
- Violet Oakley -- expand section about William Penn murals, add her own writings/bibliography
- Arlene Raven -- needs more substance, further readings, copy edit
- Linda Vallejo -- expand, add further readings
Designers, illustrators, book artists:
- Margaret Neilson Armstrong -- add to bio, expand references
- Carol Devine Carson -- create article
- Angel De Cora Dietz -- add references, readings, maybe section on book design
- Louise Fili -- already includes extensive bibliography, but article lacks substance; needs copy editing
- Carin Goldberg -- very minimal entry; add substance, references, readings
- Jane Bissell Grabhorn -- expand, add further readings; see also Grabhorn Institute
- Kate Greenaway -- add substance, references, readings
- Alice Cordelia Morse -- add some further readings, references, more on Amelia Barr or link back from her bio
- Sarah W. Whitman -- add to section on book design, additional references
Helpful tips for beginners
- FemTechNet Wikistorming
- Art+Feminism Meetup page
- Art+Feminism resources
- Editathons (about & introduction)
- Lehigh University Libraries guide to Wikipedia editing
- University of Michigan Library research guide on Wikipedia
- Wikipedia for Libraries, Archives, & Museums
Watch these short videos from Art+Feminism to guide you through the basics of Wikipedia editing:
Frequently used guidelines and policies
- Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons (policies & best practices)
- Wikipedia:Manual of Style
- Style guide for writing about the visual arts
- Wikipedia:Notability (organizations and companies) (guidelines for when to add articles about non-people)
- Wikipedia:Notability (people) (some guidelines & best practices for adding articles about people)
OR open the menus below by selecting "SHOW" on the right side of each of the purple boxes:
Wikipedia research, statistics, trivia
- 2011 Editor Surveys
- Wikipedia:Academic studies of Wikipedia (also links to survey and poll results, external bibliographies, data sets)
- Gender gap information and resources
- Gender gap research & references
- Wikimetrics tool (API for gathering metrics after an edit-a-thon)
- "World of Wikipedia" map, illustration by Jon Robson
Results of March 2019 wikistorming
- Recording of 2019 Presentations
- Press release
- Together, in one day, 14 editors created 3 new entries on Wikipedia, edited 9 articles, with a total of 108 edits, adding 1.9K words to reshape knowledge on Wikipedia. At each white dot on the timeline of the recording of the presentations is the beginning mark of the next presenter in the order listed above, and the focus of our editing.
Results of March 2018 wikistorming
- William Sturgis Bigelow Sexuality to biography -- added 4/6/2018
- Remix -- Feminist remix with examples -- added 4/6/2018
- Farnsworth House -- Tension between architect and client regarding control of the project -- added 4/6/2018
- Rietveld Schröder House -- Architecture embodying feminist ideals -- added 4/6/2018
- Border Art -- Artist section, artist Anzaldúa -- added 4/6/2018
- The Dinner Party -- "Further reading" section "Embroidering our Heritage: The Needlework of The Dinner Party" -- added 4/6/2018
- Feminist art -- "Gallery" section link to Womanhouse (1972) organized by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Womanhouse -- added 4/6/2018
Results of March 2017 wikistorming
According to results tabulated by Wikimetrics, our cohort of 12 participants made 91 edits and created 7 new pages, with a total of 18,590 bytes added and -883 bytes subtracted (edited). This does, however, include the many edits and updates made to this meetup page during the event, but doesn't include work done by participants who didn't list their username at the bottom of this page...
- Mary Godfrey
- White House Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities
- Added brief description, list of recommendations, and task force members. Page needs enhancement, and cleaned up references. It's also already been recommended for some changes by another Wikipedia editor.
(Please add your work here, alphabetically ordered)
- Kate Greenaway
- List of women in Female Biography
- Lucrezia Gonzaga
- Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
- Violet Oakley
- Linda Stein Added photo of the artist, notable work, movement, awards, image of Calligraphic Knight 548 by the calligraphy section along with information about the work, image Femininities Body Language 897, images of Cases 886,855,872,872,874, link for Social Justice Art Education with Linda Stein's Art.
Sign in at our Dashboard so that edits from our 2020 Art + Feminism wikistorming can be tracked. This means that your publicly available activity and the information you share with us during this event may be processed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Art+Feminism, and the organizers of the local event. Your editing activity information will in aggregated or anonymized form. Also, please sign below to be added to our meetup page!
Prior to the event:
- Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
- No? Create a Wikipedia account
- Yes? Go to Step #2
- Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page