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
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 259,437 media. Among those: