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Monday, September 20 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Decolonizing Metadata

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This panel imagines how open media platforms can help underrepresented communities correct data about them in the metadata that accompanies the media files and why it would be important.

Speakers
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Andrew Lih

Principal, WikiStudio
Andrew Lih is one of the world's foremost experts on Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement and is the author of the book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunch of nobodies created the world's greatest encyclopedia (2009). He currently serves as the Wikimedian at Large at the Smithsonian... Read More →
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Virginia Poundstone

Director of Product and Content, MHz Foundation
Virginia Poundstone works on the product and content strategy for the free knowledge art and cultural heritage project Mhz Curationist as the Director of Product and Content. She is also an artist, a Pollock-Krasner grantee, and a member of the cooperatively artist-run gallery @essexflowers... Read More →
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Artem Reshetnikov

Researcher, BSC
avatar for Zack Krida

Zack Krida

Team Lead on Openverse, Automattic
avatar for George Oates

George Oates

Flickr
I am a designer and maker working in cultural heritage.
avatar for Sandra Fauconnier

Sandra Fauconnier

Wikimedia / OpenRefine
I'm an art historian and I've worked on digital and video projects in the cultural sector since the late 1990s. I'm a passionate advocate of all things open and Linked Data. Active Wikimedian, mainly working on Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons. Currently working with OpenRefine too... Read More →


Monday September 20, 2021 8:00pm - 9:30pm UTC
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