Thank you for organizing this Mehrdad! A sound logo may be one of the solutions to the need to know where information comes from: we should *not* be invisible (or 'inaudible'?) now that our information is not only read but also heard through sound devices.
The issue of (in)visibility was also recently addressed in the interesting conversation between Guillaume, Nicole and Nikkie <https://youtu.be/sNg1NGxHHHA?t=1736> in the first WikiMove video-podcast. Best, Ciell Op di 24 mei 2022 om 17:41 schreef Mehrdad Pourzaki <mpourz...@wikimedia.org >: > Hi everyone, > > There is going to be a global contest > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications/Sound_Logo/Contest_proposal> > to create the sound of Wikimedia and we’d love to hear from you. Read all > about it on Diff > <https://diff.wikimedia.org/2022/05/24/refining-a-global-contest-to-create-the-sound-of-wikimedia/>. > > > > The sound logo contest organizing team > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications/Sound_Logo#Project_team> > is pleased to share a proposal with all of you so in a few months we can > launch an accessible and global contest together to address a growing need > <https://diff.wikimedia.org/2022/03/15/you-cant-see-the-puzzle-globe-on-an-audio-speaker-a-sound-logo-for-wikimedia/>. > This proposal is based on the practice of visual logo contests > <https://diff.wikimedia.org/2022/05/14/conceptualizing-a-new-logo-contest-based-on-existing-practices/> > in the movement and considers parameters for the new concept of sound logo > creation and audio production. > > While reading this, you may already be thinking of different sounds – from > familiar ones going back a few decades (like Intel > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrKgwcu0pMA> and Windows > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrKgwcu0pMA>) to those that have more > recently become iconic (like TED > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZYbT7ONkeI> or Netflix > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV3HUDMQ-F8>). What does trusted > information or open knowledge sound like to you? We have already started a > collection > of sounds and tools > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications/Sound_Logo/Sound_collaboration#Themes,_Ideas_and_Sounds> > to get you creating. Please help to expand it. Representing through sound > and creating a strong sound logo are not simple. We want to make sure there > is plenty of time to build momentum for people around the world to think of > concepts, capture them in real life or find them, and use accessible tools > to create and share them. > > Your feedback is warmly welcomed and appreciated until June 10. So take > your time, read all about it, tell us what you think on the talk page > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Communications/Sound_Logo> or by > email. We also invite you to join an upcoming conversation on Friday May 27 > @13:00 UTC (on Zoom with live interpretation) and Tuesday May 31 @15:00 UTC > (on Jitsi). During these calls we will also unpack sound logos together and > introduce some basic audio mixing. > > Thank you for your attention and looking forward to hearing from you, > > Mehrdad > > > > *Mehrdad Pourzaki* > Lead Movement Communications Specialist > wikimediafoundation.org > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://email@example.com/message/TDW5T7TMZUZZCIRY7MTLGSIXFBZ236DJ/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org
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