RCAAQ, 2020
RCAAQ, 2020

Contemporary Arts X Wiki Virtual Workshops


September, 2020 - May, 2021 - 5 PM to 7 PM / every last Thursday of the month

ARTEXTE Information Centre, the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques, the Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec and the Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec are partnering to launch a second series of Wikipedia contribution which is designed to introduce the artistic community to Wikimedia projects and to document the practices, artists and organizations that make up the Quebec and Canadian contemporary arts ecosystem.


The Contemporary Arts X Wiki Workshops take place online every last Thursday of the month from 5 to 7pm : 

  • September 24, 2020:
  • October 29, 2020:
    • Theme : Alter ego, personas and alias
  • November 26, 2020:
    • Theme : Video art
  • January 28, 2021:
    • Theme : The publication as an artistic medium
  • February 25, 2021:
    • Theme : Black History Month
  • March 25, 2021 :
    • Theme : International Women’s Day
  • April 29, 2021 :
    • Theme : Contemporary Arts Events
  • May 27, 2021 :
    • Theme : Wikidata
    • Join us on ZOOM


The workshop format is informal and may include a discussion with a guest speaker, an introduction to the contribution on Wikipedia and discussion periods between participants and with the organizers. Representatives from Artexte and the CQAM, RAIQ and RCAAQ will be there to virtually guide those who need a helping hand and to have a chat with you between contributions.


Everyone interested in Quebec and Canadian arts and the Wikimedia Foundation’s projects is welcome: artists, cultural workers, researchers, amateurs of contemporary arts, and curious people! In addition, people under-represented in Wikipedia, especially women, people from LGBTQ2S+ communities and people from Indigenous, ethnocultural or racialized communities are encouraged to participate!