Fashion Edit-a-Thon Les Arts Décoratifs 22 March 2014

The next in our series of fashion edit-a-thons will take place at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris on 22 March 2014. You are invited to come and write about the theme fashion and craftmanship on Wikipedia!

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Collection Rosine Buhler, 1920-1950. The library of Les Arts Décoratifs has great resources you can use during the fashion edit-a-thon © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Not only will you learn how to write on Wikipedia, edit-a-thons are also a great way to meet like-minded people from all corners of the fashion sector and there will be plenty of networking opportunities during the breakfast, lunch and drinks after.

You can also participate in a tour of the museum’s latest fashion exhibition Dries Van Noten – Inspirations. The exhibition perfectly completements the theme of the day “fashion and craftmanship” as Dries Van Noten is known for his intricate detailing.

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The edit-a-thon will take place in the beautiful library of Les Arts Décoratifs © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Participating in the fashion edit-a-thon is entirely free. You can register via fashion-editathon@lesartsdecoratifs.fr.

Please note that an introduction to writing on Wikipedia will take place at Les Arts Décoratifs on 13 March from 16h until 18h. The working language of both days is French. You can find more information on the website of Les Arts Décoratifs.

Programme 22 March (subject to small changes):

8h30-9h00       welcome with a small French breakfast
9h00-9h30       presentations
9h30-10h00     start writing
12h30-13h15   lunch
13h15-14h00   exhibition visit Dries Van Noten – Inspirations
14h00-17h00 continue writing, snacks and drinks available
17h00-17h30   putting text online, end of session
17h30-………  drinks

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