Studying the content, protocols and community of online knowledge cultures
Group members: Noa Bengur, Demet Dagdelen, Wifak Gueddana, Vera Peshkova, Emile den Tex, Michael Stevenson, Federica Bardelli, Sangeet Kumar, Garance Coggins, Sarah McMonagle
, Stephan Schlögl, Han-Teng Liao, Anat Ben-David.
Cross Lingual Art Spaces on Wikipedia
This project seeks to interrogate the claim of the world wide webs global representativeness through the prism of Wikipedia.
The Internet promises to transcend cultural and national boundaries. Does such promise realized on the world's biggest user-generated content (also encyclopedia) website? By choosing to examine the topic of art, a universal abstract concept with multiple local, cultural and linguistic articulations, we explores how it is represented across different language versions of Wikipedia, using digital methods to analyze their visual and hyper-textual elements.
(Read more here: Cross Lingual Art Spaces on Wikipedia
Output and conclusions