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Aka Fokky. Since 2000, she is (now part-time) media archivist at [[V2]]_, Institute for the Unstable Media in [[Rotterdam]], where she designed a description model for electronic art activities, developed a thesaurus on media art, and worked on various research projects related to (among others) the preservation of electronic art, and alternative copyright models. Currently, she is also, until end 2007, researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie in [[Maastricht]], doing research project on the design of participatory web-based resources.
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'''Sandra Fauconnier''' (aka Fokky, 1973, Geraardsbergen, Belgium) is an art historian interested in art and technology. She is Program Officer for GLAM and Structured Data at the Wikimedia Foundation.  
  
She has (the equivalent of) a BA in architecture at Sint-Lucas (currently WENK, Hogeschool Kunst en Wetenschappen) [[Ghent]] and an MA in art history (Kunstwetenschappen) at Ghent University. Worked as a researcher, content and interface designer at Ghent University's teacher training department.
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Sandra has (the equivalent of) a B.A. in architecture from Sint-Lucas (now known as WENK, Hogeschool Kunst en Wetenschappen), [[Ghent]], Belgium (1994), and received an M.A. in art history (Kunstwetenschappen) from Ghent University with her dissertation ''Web-specific Art: the World Wide Web as an Artistic Medium'' (1997). She has also researched the design of participatory web-based resources at the [[Jan van Eyck Academie]] in [[Maastricht]].
  
Moved from Ghent to [[Antwerp]] in 2000, then to [[Rotterdam]] in 2004, where she currently lives.
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Sandra worked briefly at Madoc bvba (Ghent) as content and interface designer (1997). Later she was employed as web designer, webmistress, educator and educational technologist at the Teacher Training Department, Ghent University (1997-2000). Together with [[Guy van Belle]] she ran [[dBONANZAh!]], a Flemish non-profit media art initiative focusing on digital audio projects and other related subjects (1998-2002). From 2000 to 2007 she was a media archivist at V2_, Rotterdam, where she designed a description model for electronic art activities, developed a thesaurus on media art, and worked on various research projects related to subjects such as alternative copyright models and the preservation of electronic art. Later she worked at the collection and mediatheque department of [[NIMk]], Amsterdam (2007-2012). In 2012-2013 she was the project lead of the online video channel [http://www.arttube.nl ArtTube], launched by Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam. She is a board member of Wikimedia Netherlands. She has published and lectured extensively on the subject of internet art and media art.
  
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She moved from Ghent to [[Antwerp]] in 2000, then to [[Rotterdam]] in 2004.
  
http://www.spinster.be/
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* [http://www.spinster.be/ Personal website]
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* [http://twitter.com/sanseveria Twitter]
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* [https://wikimediafoundation.org/profile/sandra-fauconnier/ Profile on Wikimedia Foundation]
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* [http://pinterest.com/trnstlntk/ Pinterest]
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* http://www.irational.org/tm/mr/fokky.html
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[[Category:Media archives|Fauconnier, Sandra]]

Latest revision as of 19:47, 5 July 2019

Sandra Fauconnier (aka Fokky, 1973, Geraardsbergen, Belgium) is an art historian interested in art and technology. She is Program Officer for GLAM and Structured Data at the Wikimedia Foundation.

Sandra has (the equivalent of) a B.A. in architecture from Sint-Lucas (now known as WENK, Hogeschool Kunst en Wetenschappen), Ghent, Belgium (1994), and received an M.A. in art history (Kunstwetenschappen) from Ghent University with her dissertation Web-specific Art: the World Wide Web as an Artistic Medium (1997). She has also researched the design of participatory web-based resources at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht.

Sandra worked briefly at Madoc bvba (Ghent) as content and interface designer (1997). Later she was employed as web designer, webmistress, educator and educational technologist at the Teacher Training Department, Ghent University (1997-2000). Together with Guy van Belle she ran dBONANZAh!, a Flemish non-profit media art initiative focusing on digital audio projects and other related subjects (1998-2002). From 2000 to 2007 she was a media archivist at V2_, Rotterdam, where she designed a description model for electronic art activities, developed a thesaurus on media art, and worked on various research projects related to subjects such as alternative copyright models and the preservation of electronic art. Later she worked at the collection and mediatheque department of NIMk, Amsterdam (2007-2012). In 2012-2013 she was the project lead of the online video channel ArtTube, launched by Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam. She is a board member of Wikimedia Netherlands. She has published and lectured extensively on the subject of internet art and media art.

She moved from Ghent to Antwerp in 2000, then to Rotterdam in 2004.

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