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18.01.2020, 23:48, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad Fatkullin"
As one of the participants at Oslo workshops (two
groups of Wikimedia movement participants took part in on-site hands-on exercises on
Jan.14-15 & 15-16), I would say both statements are correct.
At this stage Snøhetta is facilitating Wikimedians' brainstorming using their
There should also be one online leg on/around February 4 (presumably open to everyone)
& two more groups will be engaging in in-person hands-on exercise in late mid-February
On top of the theoretical input about affiliate initiatives that are important to the
movement, some international cases around dealing with intolerance & principles of
Snøhetta's work around large projects, Snøhetta & WMF Communications staff was
guiding the work of respective participant groups. Each group was broken into teams that
had representatives of both assigned, asking questions to facilitate the process. There
was filming & photographing of the process, collecting materials that are being
generated. All teams are international — I met affiliate members from Israel, Argentina,
Turkey, Benin, South Africa, Georgia, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, France, Canada, etc.
myself being from Tatarstan of the Russian Federation.
Commons category for Oslo photoes & videos
I will add my smartphone pics there as well — kept Russian folks informed via Telegram
India workshops will bring together other people, thus different ideas to enrich
understanding of whatever ideas will define the next stages of the work.
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21:56, January 18, 2020, John Erling Blad <jeblad(a)gmail.com>om>:
> … and people immediately went ballistic. Calm down and discuss the topic!
> The news reporting seems to be that Snøhetta has been awarded a full
> design project, while the page at Meta says it should act as some form
> of facilitator. It could be interesting to know what is correct, as
> these two descriptions are pretty disparate.
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