The project that won Fundación Williams and Potenciar grant is on the move. At this point, we are working on the registration and digitization of different type of documents related to indigenous communities safeguarded by cultural and educational institutions from Chaco. At the same time, along with a team of developers, we are designing the platform were all these cultural expressions will be linked and shown in a collaborative map. This whole process means involving a big team of collaborators from Chacom which are encouraged to make decisions so that the platform is representative of their way of understanding and naming their culture.
From Wikimedia Argentina we are interested on making contact with chapters developing similar proposals as regards indigenous culture and wikimedia projects. Let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org so we can keep in touch and share knowledge!
Código Cultura: videogames and open access
During mid September, October and November we developed a new training program aimed for groups of cultural practitioners that want to generate innovative digital ways to promote their opened collections. Several professionals teached about open licenses and intellectual properties, management, transmedia narratives and videogames, as well as two specialized tutors helped the groups walk through the program and finally present their ideas turned into real projects.
Two groups won the grant for financing their ideas during the first part of 2023: "Carmen, aventuras en el pasado. Saga 1" by two professionals from Plaza Huincul City Archive and "Ariel en Chascomús vs las fuerzas del olvido” by a group allied with the Chacomús Municipality. Meet these groups and their videogame projects on our social media post.