Wikimedia Kenya and New Institutions Contributing to African Knowledge on Wikipedia
Wikimedia Kenya has officially started its activities.
Potential GLAMs - Still in Talks
- Nairobi Railway Museum willing to collaborate with Wikimedia Kenya to have their content on Wikipedia.
- Kenya National Archives
African GLAMs: Cultural Institutions Contributing to Wikipedia and Wikimedia Projects with African Contents
- NEW The Archival Platform http://www.archivalplatform.org
- M-Net African Film Library http://www.africanfilmlibrary.com
- Out in Africa Film Festival http://www.oia.co.za
- Encounters Documentary Film Festival http://www.encounters.co.za
- Africa Centre is a cultural platform based in Cape Town supporting and producing cultural projects and initiatives. In 2011 the Africa Centre adopted the CC BY-SA on its online documentation and in November launched a call for a Wikipedian in Residence in charge of contributing to WikiAfrica and coordinating more GLAM outreach in Africa.
- doual'art: a cultural non profit organization focussed on contemporary art and urban research in Doula. Since 1991 doual'art produces public art and collects documentation about its city. doual'art provides all of its online documentation in CC BY-SA: project descriptions, artworks descriptions, biographies of artists and experts.
- Chimurenga is based in Cape Town. The Chimurenga Library is a repertoire of magazines which influenced writing and thinking in Africa; the website is in CC BY-SA.
- Kër Thiossane, an art centre, residency space and training facility based in Dakar. The centre provided training to intellectuals, artists and authors in Dakar on how to contribute to Wikipedia and wiki websites.
- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa, Lueven, Belgium
- Butterfly Works, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Butterfly Works supports WikiAfrica.
- Artistic collections of Castello Sforzesco - Extra-European Collections, Milan, Italy
- Fondazione Alessandro Passaré, Milan, Italy
- Casa Àfrica, Spain.
- AfricaFilms.tv http://www.africafilms.tv/
- COSV, Italy http://www.cosv.org/new/
- Epoché edizioni. Italian editor specialized in African literature providing authors biographies and book synopsis in CC BY-SA (texts only).
- Festival Cinema Africano Asia e America Latina→w:it:Progetto:WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge/Festival Cinema Africano Asia e America Latina. Italian cinema festival specialized in African, Asian and Latin American cinema providing film descriptions, all its catalogues (digital and analog) and biographies of filmmakers and experts in CC BY-SA (texts only).
- Festival de Cine Africano de Tarifa, now Festival de Cine Africano de Còrdoba. Spanish cinema festival specialized in African cinema providing film descriptions and biographies of filmmakers and experts in CC BY-SA (texts only).
- Festival del cinema africano di Verona. Italian cinema festival specialized in African cinema providing film descriptions and biographies of filmmakers and experts in CC BY-SA (texts only).
- Fondazione ISMU→w:it:Progetto:WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge/ISMU
- Fondazione lettera27→w:it:Progetto:WikiAfrica/lettera27
- Officina GRIOT→w:it:Progetto:WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge/Officina GRIOT
Wikimedia chapters supporting the collaborations with institutions with African contents
- NEW Wikimedia Kenya
- Викимедија Србије (Wikimedia Serbia)
- Wikimedia CH
- Wikimedia España
- Wikimedia Italia
News in brief
- Share Your Knowledge press conference: Press conference to present new cultural institutions involved in Share Your Knowledge and WikiAfrica, within the Festival di cinema africano, dell'Asia e dell'America Latina, Milan, 25/03/2012.
I started the newsletter hopping this time we can work on it with the necessary time. I add as soon as we receive the agreement letters the list of cultural institutions. it would be nice to have them on a map. --Iopensa (talk) 12:08, 1 February 2012 (UTC)
Check back for a new edition next month.