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Wikipedia and Africa


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Wikipedia and Africa. Presentation during SUD Salon Urbain de Douala 2013, Douala, doual'art, 09/12/2013.

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Wikipedia and Africa

  1. 1. Wikipedia and Africa. Iolanda Pensa, SUPSI - - WikiAfrica name: unregistered trademark. Project initiated in 2006 by lettera27 Foundation. Wikipedia name: © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
  2. 2. Wikipedia?
  3. 3. Wikipedia 1. un site internet 2. une encyclopédie universelle et multilingue
  4. 4. mais vraiment, Wikipedia?
  5. 5. xkcd, Map of Online Communities and related points of interest, 2007,, cc by-nc.
  6. 6. 1. © Bili Bidjocka, Ecriture Infinie,
  7. 7. Kiwix, Wikipedia offline.
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Framasoft et Wikimedia France proposent en 2012 une clé USB contenant l'encyclopédie libre Wikipédia accompagnée de plusieurs dizaines de logiciels libres.
  10. 10. 2. © Mounir Fatmi, G8 Les balais, 2004, installation.
  11. 11. 3. © Jane Alexander, Courtesy Africa Screams,Vienna, 2004.
  12. 12. 1. © Bili Bidjocka, Ecriture Infinie,
  13. 13. © Information Architects, Web Trand Map 2007/V2, 2007.
  14. 14. 2. © Mounir Fatmi, G8 Les balais, 2004, installation.
  15. 15. © Mounir Fatmi, Sortir de l'histoire, 2005-2006, cassettes VHS, photos, sons et vidéo.
  16. 16. © Maha Maamoun, Going Places: A Project for Public Busses, Le Caire, 2003-2004.
  17. 17. © Yinka Shonibare, Scramble for Africa, 2000 in Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, 2003. Commissioned by and courtesy Museum for African Art NY.
  18. 18. 3. © Jane Alexander, Courtesy Africa Screams,Vienna, 2004.
  19. 19. Wikipedia Art Historian/I [edit] wikipedia, Art Direction II Assignment; Prof. Holly Shields; Art Directors: Mike E. Perez, Mark Decker, Jacob Brubaker; Model: Darryl Patrick
  20. 20. Erik Zachte, May 2011. CC BY-SA
  21. 21. © Tsesler & Voichenko, Welcome, Minsk, Road sign.
  22. 22. © Basim Magdi.
  23. 23. © Goddy Leye, We are the world, 2006, still from video.
  24. 24. Creative Commons licenses.
  25. 25. © Lara Baladi.
  26. 26. Far usare le licenze a istituzioni
  27. 27. Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco, Milano, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  28. 28. The National Archives UK, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  29. 29. International Institute for Communication and Development Sustainable Sanitation Alliance Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Brooklyn Museum Feed My Starving Children Gambia National Museum Zanzibar National Museum Seychelles People Defense Forces Museum (SPDF) Dataset of administrations in Botswana Phuthidikabo Museum, Mochudi, Botswana Uganda National Museum Orange and Orange Foundation (free Wikipedia on mobile phones) Western Province Government – Department of museums - 28 museums in Western Cape Province, South Africa, Bartolomeu Dias Museum, Beaufort-West Museum, Caledon Museum, Cango Caves Museum, Cape Medical Museum, CP Nel Museum, Drostdy Museum, Fransie Pienaar Museum, Genadendal Mission Museum, George Museum, Groot-Brakrivier Museum, Hout Bay Museum, Huguenot Memorial Museum, Jan Dankaert Museum, Koopmans De Wet House Museum, Montagu Museum, Old Harbour Museum, Paarl Museum, Robertson Museum, SA Fisheries Museum, Sendinggestig(Missionary)Museum, Shipwreck Museum, Simon's Town Museum, Stellenbosch Museum, Transport Riders Museum, Wellington Museum, Wheat Industry Museum, Worcester Museum Creative Commons affiliate Event: conference/training/workshop Presentations and events Research Sungani Zakwathu Cultural Heritage Promotions Postal Museum, Matengatenga, Malawi Archives Notebooks (Detour, myDetour, WikiAfrica special editions) Wiki Loves Monuments WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge 2012. Iolanda Pensa, status report with mistakes, 2013, CC by-sa. Status
  30. 30. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione Cariplo on Wikipedia in Italian, 09/2011, CC BY-SA.
  31. 31. Conclusion
  32. 32. © Mounir Fatmi, Les connexions, 2003-2004, installation
  33. 33. doual’art Douala Cameroon, Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  34. 34. List of public art in Douala,, Wikipedia, cc by-sa.
  35. 35. Wiki Loves Monuments in Cameroon 2013. Around 700 images.
  36. 36. © Chacho Pueble, his great-aunt and photos by his sister Lula,
  37. 37. Iolanda Pensa - - Douala, December 2013. Image. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Share Your Knowledge, 2011-2012, cc by-sa.