The collaboration with edRa School of Art and Design in Rubí (Catalonia, Spain) has started i 2012-13 Academic Year with four students doing their Final Degree Project in collaboration with Amical Wikimedia and with the scientific supervision of Angels Canals from the University of Barcelona. Their mission is to draw images for Wikipedia articles and Wikibooks and publish them on Commons. This project lends students the opportunity to work on educational and informative illustrations, make their artwork known and join the Commons community of graphic authors.
edRa, the Art and Design School founded in 1937, is a public school under the auspices of the City Council of Rubí.
During the 2012-13 academic year, there was 4 student working in their Final Degree Project producing informative and educational graphics about the Naica Mine in Mexico:
- Albert Vila and Andreu Modenas produced infographies for Wikipedia articles about the mine
- Laia Saban produced the wikibook Parlem de la mina de Naica for children between 6 and 8 years old.
- Carol Gutíerrez produced the wikibook Parlem de la cristal·lització a la mina de Naica/Portada for children between 6 and 8 years old.
Jaume Ferrer had been the Project Teacher from the school, David Gómez the wikimedian tutor and Àngels Canals the scientific advisor from the Uniersity of Barcelona.
Other wiki-ArS Commons partnerships: