Category Archives: Meta

Maybe Wikipedia is simply not built for change

Wikipedia has recently updated its design but you wouldn’t be able to tell anything has actually changed. With minor changes to the typography and a tiny and practically meaningless change in image size, the recent changes seem more like a placebo than an actual commitment to change. While other major sites on the web go […]

Apr 12th, 2014

An illustrated critique of technocratic thinking

Iain McGilchrist on the Divided Brain. In-par with our critique of Wikipedia’s left-hemisphere model of knowledge. And in this case, also illustrated: Share:EmailTwitterRSS

Sep 29th, 2013

Wikipedia Illustrated talk @Mutamorphosis

Mushon Zer-Aviv & Galia Offri present their paper within the panel Limits of Collaboration: The Revolution of the Geniuses or the Downfall in Middlingness at International conference MutaMorphosis in Prague, Czech Republic. Share:EmailTwitterRSS

Jun 9th, 2013

The Internet as a crowdsourced “Über-Archive”?

We’re hosting curator Manuela Neveau in an essay exploring the limits of collaboration and using Wikipedia Illustrated as a key example. Manuela has recently hosted us in a panel at the Mutamorphosis festival in Prague. [originally posted by Manuela Naveau at crowdandart.at] In the beginning of October 2011, I took part in a conference in Sao Paulo, […]

Jan 10th, 2013

Ecosystem services

DRAFT a later version will be contributed to Wikipedia

Ecosystem Services

from the Drawing For Wikipedia workshop in Art, Environment, Action! at Parsons Share:EmailTwitterRSS

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Nov 16th, 2012

this is how we recycle

DRAFT a later version will be contributed to Wikipedia

from the Drawing For Wikipedia workshop in Art, Environment, Action! at Parsons Share:EmailTwitterRSS

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Nov 16th, 2012

Drawing For Wikipedia workshop in Art, Environment, Action! at Parsons

As part of the Art, Environment, Action! exhibition at Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons in New York City, I (Michael Mandiberg) will be giving a 3 2 day workshop on making visual contributions to Wikipedia. (It was a three day workshop, but the first day is cancelled on account of Hurricane Sandy). We […]

Oct 30th, 2012

Video from the Open Knowledge Festival

Starting at minute 27:26 Or watch it on Bambuser More about the festival in the previous post.   Share:EmailTwitterRSS

Sep 18th, 2012

At the Open Knowledge Festival, Helsinki

This week we’ll be presenting Wikipedia Illustrated and participating in other events at Helsinki’s Open Knowledge Festival. We would love to see you there: Monday, Sep 17, 5pm Open Publishing and Visual Free Culture – A satellite event hosted by M-Cult and Pixelache Thursday, Sep 20th, 4pm Open Source Hardware for Renewable Energy + Manufacturing in […]

Sep 16th, 2012

400 seconds of Wikipedia Illustrated

We had the pleasure and honor to participate in the 13th event of Pecha Kucha Tel Aviv. Pecha Kucha is an exciting format where each presenter has 20*20seconds slides to get their message across. PK-TLV runs the largest PK events in the world and the 4000 tickets sold out in less than 2 hours. We […]

Jul 4th, 2012