Black Lunch Table Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Wednesday, March 13, 1:15pm–4:00pm
RISD Fleet Library, 15 Westminster St, Providence, Picture Collection, 2nd floor
Free, lunch and snacks provided by SEI, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Black Lunch Table Wikipedia Edit-a-thons mobilize the creation and improvement of a site-specific set of Wikipedia articles that pertain to the lives and works of Black artists. No prior knowledge of editing is required! BLT will provide a short introduction to the platform and will provide assistance throughout the event. All writing levels welcome. No prior knowledge of Wikipedia editing is required. Please bring your laptop and feel free to bring a friend!
RISD Glass Visiting Artist Jina Valentine will give an artist lecture on her work in Chace Center, RISD Museum afterwards at 4:30pm. The Black Lunch Table Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is sponsored in collaboration with the Brown Arts Initiative, RISD Office of Social Equity & Inclusion, RISD Division of Fine Arts, and RISD Library.
The Black Lunch Table is an ongoing collaboration between artists Jina Valentine and Heather Hart which intends to fill holes in the documentation of contemporary art history.