Wikimedia Sverige is a Wikimedia chapter.
Among other activities − detailed on Meta − Wikimedia Sverige supports the Wikimedia Commons project and community in several ways.
The chapter helps in getting accredited for various events. See this page (in Swedish) for more help. Examples of accreditations:
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. Content produced by this equipment can be found in Category:Media created by technology pool of Wikimedia Sverige.
Sample of our technology.
Sponsoring photographic expeditions
Wikimedia Sverige has also sponsored several different photographic expeditions. These include both aerial photography and photo hunts of different kinds.
The chapter encourages participation to the Wikimedia projects, through the organisation of photographic rallies or contests like Wiki Loves Monuments:
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2011
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2012
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2013
- Wiki Loves Public Art 2013
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2014
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2015
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2016
- Wiki Loves Earth 2017
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2017
- Wiki Loves Earth 2018
Opening and sharing free material
The chapter strives to create partnerships with cultural institutions, aiming among other thing to help them opening and sharing their public domain collections. As a direct result of these efforts 258,413 files have been made available on Wikimedia Commons.
The category for partnerships is Category:Partnerships with Wikimedia Sverige.
Image from Regionarkivet in 2009
Image from Bonniers in 2010
Image from Nordiska museet in 2011
Image from LSH in 2013
Image from Riksarkivet in 2014
- Sound from Work With Sounds in 2014
Image from LSH in 2014
Image from Kungliga biblioteket in 2015
Image from LSH in 2015
Image from National Maritime Museums in Sweden in 2015
Image from LSH in 2016
Image from Nationalmuseum (Stockholm) in 2016
Image from Gruppo Archeologico Romano in 2016
Image from Associazione DecArch in 2016
Image from the Museum of Ethnography in 2016
Image from the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities in 2017
Image from UNESCO in 2017
Image from the Swedish National Heritage Board in 2017
Image from the Swedish Performing Arts Agency in 2017
Image from the Stockholm National Museum in 2017
Image from National Maritime Museums in Sweden in 2017
Image from Nordiska museet in 2017
Image from the Museum of Ethnography in 2018
Image from the Museum of World Culture in 2018