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tokori/ Art+Feminism at CSS Paris, Performance and Panel
I am an internationally exhibition American artist based in Austria who has been invited on April 27/28th to Paris to support the Swiss Cultural Centers Art+Feminism edit-a-thon by assisting as an experienced editor as well as speak on a panel and perform one of my paintings as covered in an interview here: https://lennyletter.com/story/addie-wagenknecht-wants-us-to-be-alone-together
targetArt+Feminism, English, French, German
start dateI have already booked my flight and airbnb but would appreciate reimbursement of these direct cost as well as my materials for the performance which happens April 26/27th in Paris, this is a total of 1009.41 Euro for my travel and materials. This is only to reimburse my cost as I am not being paid for this support.
start year2019
end dateMay 15
end year2019
budget (local currency)1009.41
budget (USD)1134.26
grant typeindividual
granteetokori
contact(s)• wheresaddie@gmail.com
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Project Goal[edit]

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Increase awareness of Wikimedia projects
  2. Increase audience of art lovers who would otherwise not attend a edit-a-thon
  3. give the opportunity for people to see me perform who normally do not have access to the museums and events I am at

Project Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. What is the purpose of the event you're attending and why is it important that you attend?

I plan to speak and perform at the art+feminism wikipedia event on April 26/27th in Paris at the Swiss Cultural Center. I have served as an A+F ambassador for multiple year and will be one of the only people present with extensive experience running edit-a-thons. In addition, I will do a live painting performance for the people in attendance using my robotics devices.

2. Will you be presenting at the event?

yes, I will be co-hosting the A+F edit-a-thon at Centre culturel suisse Paris, April 26-27 2019

3. What kind of outreach activity do you plan to do?

twitter, facebook and instagram as well as direct emails to collectors, curators and academics in paris and its area to attend. I have a following of over 30,000 people from within the art world.

4. How will you let other participants know about your outreach activity?

see above. I will also offer an online live stream of the performance with the correct hashtags for wikipedia A+F events for people who cannot make it to Paris in person on youtube and instagram/fb.

5. Do you have a specific networking plan? (e.g. specific people, organizations, groups you would like to develop partnerships with)

Yes, Palias de Tokyo, Hermes Foundation, Galleries Lafayette are all places where I have direct personal contacts who I will invite to attend and post to their social media about

6. What is your plan to follow-up with new contacts?

I constantly maintain contact with the A+F network and new attendees by offering them my contact information so I can continue to support them in future efforts

Impact[edit]

How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets as applicable:

  1. Number of presentation attendees: 120
  2. Number of new potential partners: 10
  3. Number of outreach activity participants: 95
  4. Number of new editors: 30+
  5. Number of of articles created or improved: 20+

I am co-hosting an edit-a-thon at the Swiss Cultural Center in Paris on April 26-27 and we are currently designing the infrastructure and article targets for this event. My attendance/contribution is part of this larger edit-a-thon to assist them in running the event for the first time, as well as contributing my professional expertise to the afternoon of panels/lectures

Resources[edit]

What resources do you have? Include in-kind donations or additional funding.

currently I may receive up to 200 Euros from the venue but they have not confirmed this yet. This would cover about 20% of my cost

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

 airfare + train/metro from airport into city: 483.94Euro
 hotel: 325.47 (apx 108 per night)
 materials: 200 (paint, canvas, robotic sweeping pads)

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  • Addie is a longterm supporter and ambassador with the Art+Feminism campaign. They do incredible work and have a proven track record for hosting, leading, and promoting various Wiki projects. Endorsed. McKensie Mack (talk) 09:22, 1 April 2019 (UTC)