Rewrite History Wikipedia as a tool to produce a collaborative history and historiographyIolanda Pensa, Ph.D. - lettera27 Foundation - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.iopensa.itConferenza di Studi Africani, Università di Pavia, Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, 19/09/2012
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
Share Your Knowledge - Guidelines. Screanshot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge, CC BY-SA
creative commons & wikipedia for cultural institutions period June July Augu September O ober November 1 jun-1oth nov 2011For this analysis we considered all new pages created from the beginning of the proje Share Yourk Knowledge until the 10th of November. For the Wikimedia contributions we considered all the pagescreated by the partner in itution in Italian and English during this period. contributions to wikipedia 459 articles s 860˙302 bytes One byte is a unit of orage capable of holding a single chara er. A text of 1500 chara ers corresponds to a ﬁle of 1500 bytes. contributions to wikimedia commons 2993 images s wikipedia templates Archivio Pietro Pensa Careof s Cosv Fe ival del Cinema Africano di Verona s Fe ival del Cinema Africano di Milano Fondazione Cariplo s Lettera27 Officina Griot s s Bytes added by m.Casanova and Marcok (Wikipedia’s tutors of the proje ) Bytes added by other users DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Share Your Knowledge, 11/2011, CC BY-SA.
@ 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.