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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Photo by Wikipedia user Zeenyooneen.

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Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors were women. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of representation from women. 

Let’s change that.

Join Art Practical at FOR-SITE’s Sanctuary exhibition at Fort Mason Chapel, on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism. We will provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, and refreshments. Bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. For the editing-averse, we urge you to stop by to show your support. We invite people of all gender identities and expressions to participate, particularly queer, woman-identified, and gender nonconforming individuals.

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited—RSVP on our Eventbrite page to secure your place! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artfeminism-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-43323670264

Please create a Wikipedia account before the event. You can learn how to do that here: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ACreateAccount&returnto=Main+Page

Please contact Art Practical’s Communication Manager, Tamara Porras, at tamara@artpractical.com if you have any questions. Organized by Nina Vukic.

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Fort Mason Chapel
Franklin Street and Bay, San Francisco, California 94123

Directions to Fort Mason Chapel and the Sanctuary exhibition:

Public Transportation: Visitors are encouraged to take public transportation. Fort Mason Chapel is roughly 0.3 miles from the MUNI stop at Van Ness Avenue and North Point Street serviced by the 28, 30, 47, 49, and 91 lines. Additional trip planning information, including surrounding Bay Area transportation, can be found at 511.org.

Car Service: To reach Sanctuary by taxi or ride sharing service, type “Fort Mason Chapel” into the destination.

Parking: Limited free parking is available in the Bay Street Lot of Upper Fort Mason. Paid parking is available in the Lower Fort Mason parking lot (enter at Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard), which connects to Upper Fort Mason by stairs (follow signs).

Limited ADA-accessible parking is available near the Chapel in Upper Fort Mason.