The Power of Wikipedia Legitimacy and Territorial ControlIolanda Pensa, Scientiﬁc director WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge for lettera27 Foundation, member Wikimedia Italiaio@pensa.it http://www.iopensa.itWikimania, Washington DC, 12/07/2012
Sarat Maharaj’s art and knowledge production Tirdad Zolghadr’s approach to art and exhibitions Michel Foucault’s power and knowledge James Clifford’s writing culture Edward Said’s Orientalism Lawrence Lessing’s free culture Frantz Fanon’s colonial violence and weight Rasheed Araeen’s claim to rewrite history V.Y. Mudimbe’s invention of Africa Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s strategic essentialismWe need to rewrite history Marc Augé’s non-places Achille Mbembe’s borders Homi K. Bhabha’s location of culture Jean-Loup Amselle’s connections Arjun Appadurai’s cultural dimensions of globalization Saskia Sassen’s global city Yochai Benkler’s networked social production and open collaborationDon Tapscott and Anthony Williams’s Wikinomics Steven Weber’s open source production Maja van der Velden’s contact zone on Wikipedia Mark Graham’s Africa on Wikipedia Mathieu O’Neil’s cyberchiefs Heather Ford’s missing Wikipedians
Orange and Orange Foundation (free Wikipedia on mobile phones)Creative Commons afﬁliateEvent: conference/training/workshopPresentations and eventsResearchArchivesNotebooks (Detour, myDetour, WikiAfrica special editions)Wiki Loves Monuments WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge, last update March 2012
@ Yinka Shonibare, Scramble for Africa, 2000, 14 chairs, 14 ﬁgures, table in Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, 2003. Commissioned by and courtesy Museum for African Art NY.