Wikimedia CH is a Wikimedia chapter.
Among other activities, Wikimedia CH supports the Wikimedia Commons project and community in several ways. The entire support results are available on Category:Supported by Wikimedia CH.
The chapter helps in getting accredited for various events:
The chapter negotiates privileged access for photographers to special places and collections, especially related to cultural institutions:
The chapter has purchased photographic equipment which can be freely borrowed by contributors:
- a photo studio − see Category:Media supported by Wikimedia CH - Photo studio
- lights - see Category:Media supported by Wikimedia CH - Lights
- a media recorder − see Category:Media supported by Wikimedia CH - Media recorder
Every year, the chapter encourages participation to the Wikimedia projects, organizing contests like Wiki Loves Monuments.
Opening and sharing public domain material
The chapter strives to create partnerships with cultural institutions, aiming among other thing to help them opening and sharing their public domain collections:
A few figures
Wikimedia CH has already supported the creation of 272,683 media. Among those: