Toronto – Sunday, June 2

This session of the Wikipedia Dance Project will take place on
Sunday, June 2, 11am-3pm, in the Resource Centre at Canada’s National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis Street. Facilitated by artist and long-time Wikipedia editor Zeesy Powers,  this event consists of a tutorial on editing Wikipedia for Canadian dance content, followed by a supported edit-a-thon. This is a free event and light refreshments will be provided.

Care to join us on a collective writing adventure to improve the profile of Canadian dance artists on Wikipedia?

Drop us a line at wikipedia@dancepluswords.ca to register, or to make suggestions on who needs an entry or what needs improvement.

Zeesy Powers is an artist interested in how the unstated rules of society impact personal experience. She is a long-time Wikipedia editor, creating over a dozen articles on women and other underrepresented artists – and contributing to many others. She regularly facilitates workshops on contributing to Wikipedia as part of the Art+Feminism edit-a-thons at arts and community organizations in Ontario and New York. Based in Toronto, Powers has worked on several complex community-based projects with organizations like UrbanArts, Axis Music Scarborough and the Toronto Public Library. A 2018 Chalmers Fellow, she has performed and exhibited internationally for over a decade. She is currently developing a series of machine-learning assisted apps for self-monitoring.