Wikimedia NYC tried an idea like this in the past, the grandly named "Wiki
World's Fair / Free Culture Festival", as an adjunct to Wikimania 2012, on
Governors Island, with the help of FIGMENT, and many bamboo poles:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_World's_Fair

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikimania_Takes_Manhattan_Picnic

Thanks,
Richard
(User:Pharos)


On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 6:19 AM, Jennifer Baek <bae...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Been thinking about this, too. I spoke with some folks after Techno
> Activism 3rd Monday yesterday and there was an idea of organizing a free
> culture/techno activism/Wikipedia festival/series of events on Governor's
> Island. This might be a great way of broadening the demographic of people
> who are exposed to the issues we're all involved in, especially because
> we're reframing them as social justice ones.
>
>
>
> On Tuesday, August 20, 2013, Kẏra wrote:
>
>> Hey all,
>>
>> I'm hoping to have a blog post up in the next day or two encouraging
>> people to set up local social events and chapters for the 10th anniversary
>> of the org.
>>
>> Does anyone else have additional ideas?
>>
>> Best,
>> Kyra
>>
>
>
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