Open main menu

Wikiversity β

Digital Media Concepts


Digital Artists Wiki Project AssignmentEdit

Assignment DescriptionEdit

For this assignment you will write and publish a wiki-style article about a digital artist/technology of your choice on Wikiversity. You should begin by finding an article stub that needs to be developed or identifying a potential artist who's work is not featured currently. Remember that you are writing for the Wikiversity community and your article will be judged and graded on wikipedia publishing standards.[1]


1. Create a user Profile here:
User Guidelines can be found here: Wikiversity:Introduction

2. Choose a Topic
You may choose any topic related to digital art and technology from any time period. Try to find a topic that's important to you and not already featured on wikipedia. In case you have difficulties finding a topic, please feel free to consult with your instructor.

Please note that each student must choose a unique topic.

Once you have selected a digital artists, post your artist’s name along with your name under the Spring 2018 header. Please check that no one else has elected to work on the same artists. Example:



Spring 2018Edit

Fall 2017Edit

Project List

Spring 2017Edit

Project List

3. Research your topic
Look for at least three kinds of sources:

  1. Articles, any published material, interviews, videos and information you can use for your own contributions to the site
  2. Internet sources that can be linked to your page including multimedia content (please make sure that images and other visual materials not restricted by copyright)

4. Create your page using the following:

This template can help get you started: Template

5. Add or edit headings such as:

  • Early Life and Education or Biography
  • Career
  • Legacy
  • Personal Life
  • Exhibitions
  • Awards and Nominations (if relevant)
  • Bibliography or Further Reading
  • History
  • Software or Hardware
  • References
  • External Links

For a detailed editing reference, go to: Wikiversity Editing Reference

Include [[Category:Digital Media Concepts]] at the bottom of the page to move the page into the assignment category.


APA style [2]

Chicago Style: [3]

Example of an annotated imageEdit

Caption goes here.

Example of an infoboxEdit

Artist Wafaa Bilal
Wafaa Bilal reading at Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, Georgetown University
Nationality Iraqi American
Born June 10, 1966
Field of Research Video, Electronic Arts, New Media
Birth Place Najaf, Iraq
Autor Slowking4
Test Infobox
Above text
Subheader above image
Second subheader
Caption displayed below Example-serious.jpg
Header defined alone
Data defined alone
All three defined (header, label, data, all with same number)
Label and data defined (label) Label and data defined (data)
Below text

Useful linksEdit

Completed AssignmentsEdit


  1. Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines
  2. "Name of Article," accessed March 11, 2015,
  3. Name of Article (for a source that does not list a copyright date, you use (n.d.) ). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from