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SDC Pilot on decorative arts
Open, NormalPublicDec 30 2019


In March-June 2019 (and potentially a bit longer), @SandraF_WMF mentors a StructuredDataOnCommons GLAM pilot project about decorative arts.

The pilot project is performed by Packed/VIAA, a Belgian umbrella organization for cultural heritage that has a long-term experience with Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons. It covers the collections of jewellery and decorative arts by Philippe and Marcel Wolfers, prominent Belgian art nouveau designers. These collections are held in various Belgian and international cultural institutions.

More info:


  • Clear showcase of structured data, on Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons, for decorative objects and their broader context
  • To inspire documentation on batch uploading, data modelling


March 2019

  • Uploads of data and media files (Packed)
  • Copyright research and rights clearance (Packed)
  • Draft documentation on data modelling (Packed)
  • Draft documentation on rights clearance (Packed)

April 2019

May-October 2019

  • Produce on-wiki documentation on
    • media upload procedures for cultural collections and archives
    • data modelling
    • rights clearance

(@SandraF_WMF, feedback from Packed)

September-December 2019


Due Date
Dec 30 2019, 11:00 PM

Event Timeline

SandraF_WMF updated the task description. (Show Details)Mar 15 2019, 12:05 PM
SandraF_WMF triaged this task as Normal priority.Mar 15 2019, 12:22 PM
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SandraF_WMF set Due Date to Dec 30 2019, 11:00 PM.Mar 15 2019, 12:25 PM
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SandraF_WMF renamed this task from SDC pilot: decorative arts to SDC Pilot on decorative arts.Mar 15 2019, 12:26 PM
SandraF_WMF updated the task description. (Show Details)
Addshore moved this task from incoming to monitoring on the Wikidata board.Mar 25 2019, 4:05 PM