GLAM/Newsletter/October 2018/Contents/Switzerland report
Built heritage conservation on Commons; les sans pagEs at a Modern art museum
Built Heritage on Commons at the Archives cantonales vaudoises
Following their upload of archeological photographs by Albert Naef this past summer, the Archives cantonales vaudoises held a workshop to encourage the use of this collection of images on Wikipedia, so that they could circulate further on the wikiverse. The workshop attracted several museum and archives personnel, and led to the improvement of the articles on the French language Wikipedia, mainly concerning their municipalities of employment. The result can be consulted here. The advantage of such an image-matching workshop is that writing on Wikipedia and finding sources is not needed, so it can be carried out in a two-hour time slot.
The workshop was followed by a roundtable on how to conserve and make known built heritage, with a historian of monuments, an archivist, the director of, the director of an archeological museum, and an art history teacher.
First WikiWednesday at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO, Geneva) by Art+Feminism collective les sans pagEs on October 17th
This first workshop attracted four new Wikipedians, who started to improve their editing skills with the advice of Natacha and Flor. The MAMCO provided us with a bibliography on five of their women artists. The articles in French on Elizabeth Murray, Cosima von Bonin, and Christiane Lovay were created, and a total of 35 articles were improved. The books lent by the museum will rotate as we advance in the project.