Wikipedia:Meetup/University Park/ArtAndFeminism/The Pennsylvania State University
|When and Where|
|Date:||Friday, March 29, 2019|
|Time:||10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT|
|Address:||103 Paterno Library|
|City/State:||University Park, PA 16802. Or join via Zoom at https://psu.zoom.us/j/273075631. Or by phone 646-876-9923. Meeting ID: 273 075 631|
- 1 Event information
- 2 Schedule: Friday, March 29, 2019
- 3 List of articles to work on
- 4 Helpful tips for beginners
- 5 Results of March 2018 meetup
- 6 Results of March 2017 meetup
- 7 Participants
- Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
- Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
- Location: Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, Penn State, University Park, PA 16802
- Hosts: The Pennsylvania State University Libraries & School of Visual Arts
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 29, 2019, 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.
Tablets will be available, or bring a laptop with you!
Schedule: Friday, March 29, 2019
- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Gather in the Mann Assembly Room. Informal introductions and conversation about Art+Feminism edit-a-thon goals. Coffee and light snacks will be served throughout the day and lunch at noon. 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: Dr. Karen Keifer-Boyd, Professor of Art Education & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, presents: "Who's Missing? Everything You Need to Know to (re)Shape Knowledge on Wikipedia"
- 11:00 am: Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, Professor of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, presents: "Cross-disciplinary, socially engaged artist, Pam Longobardi" Resource: Review of “Pam Longobardi” in Art in America by Stephanie Cash.
- 11:30 am: Dr. Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Assistant Professor of Art Education, presents: "Mobile Urban Wild: Karen Girls’ Diaspora"
- 12:00 pm: LUNCH hosted by the Graduate Art Education Association (GAEdA)!
- 1:00 pm: Ilayda Altuntas, Art Education Ph.D. Candidate, presents: "Gerda Nettesheim’s and Monika von Wedel’s Sound Objects; and the Aural-visual Gender Dynamics in Christina Kubisch’s Flute Performances" Resource: Noy, Irene. Emergency Noises: Sound Art and Gender (German Visual Culture Book 4) (Kindle Locations 4088-4089). Peter Lang. Kindle Edition.
- 1:30 pm: Lauren Stetz, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Global Artistic Responses: #MeToo and the International Creative Coalition"
- 2:00 pm: Luke Meeken, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Lossy Compression: Gendered Elisions and Omissions in New Media Art Narratives" Resource: https://tinyurl.com/newmediaartfem (Editable Spreadsheet of Women New Media Artists, and their Wikipedia status)
- 2:30 pm: Zena Kirby, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Social Justice Art Education Curricular Encounters with Linda Stein's Art". Resource: SJAE Webcast, Knight, W. B. (2017). Upstander for social justice. Visual Culture & Gender, 12, 48-57. Pérez de Miles, A., & Peck, S. (2017). Exhibition as curriculum: Creativity as a human right. Art Education, 70(4), 60-64. Social Justice Art Education with Linda Stein’s Art. Stein, L. (Ed.). (2016). Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein. Philadelphia, PA: Old City Publishing. Stein, L. (2015). Have Art Will Travel! Inc. For Gender Justice.
- 3:00 pm: Tahmina Shayan, Art Education M.S. & Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed. Candidate, presents: "Afghan Women"
- 3:30 pm: Megan Wanttie, Art Education Ph.D. Candidate, presents: "Judy Chicago's Triptych “Three Faces of Man” at the Palmer Museum of Art."
- 4:00 pm: Melissa Leaym-Fernandez, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "The Judy Chicago Art Education Collection at Penn State"
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Karen Diaspora
- Add about collaborative girl-led GPS Mobile app-making
- 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
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
- 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 2018 meetup
- 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 meetup
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
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