Conference: Traditional and emerging formats of artists' books: Where do we go from here?
(09/07/09-10/07/09)

Emily Artinian : UK/USA

   

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Following on from her Blue Notebook article about the artists book page on Wikipedia (Who cares where the apostrophe goes?), her 2008 lecture - Wikipedia the Oceanic Page, and also Francis Elliott's discussion of Wikipedia , Emily Artinian took a closer look at how the artist's book pages on this collaborative encyclopedia have evolved.

There was specific consideration of the site's Neutral Point of View (NPOV) rule, the widespread phenomenon of wikivandalism, and the ways in which some instances of this may constitute artist's book activity. The talk included a live intervention with audience participation - They brought their digital spray paint.

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Read the full text with images and update on Wiki activity
See the Wikipedia edits: the infamous Percy Braithwaite


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