The scope of Wikidata in Dance includes any information describing dance artists, dance professionals or dance organizations as it relates to their professional activities. Wikidata in Dance will only release information of a public nature, such as one would expect to find in a public biography. No personal information – other than the first name and last name of dance artists/professionals – will ever be released.
TYPES OF INFORMATION TO BE PUBLISH AS LINKED OPEN DATA
First Name, Last Name
Occupation (based on membership category)
Current work location (city, province)
Official website link (if applicable)
Links to external database: Wikidata, Wikipedia
Organization type (for example, dance company, performing arts organization etc.)
Location (city, province)
Official website link
Publishing this information as linked open data under a Creative Commons CC0 License means the data can be read and used by anyone, for any purpose. While this can be seen as a risk and a loss of control, it can actually be a means of exercising control and agency. The potential benefits can outweigh the potential negative consequences arising from possible intentional or unintentional misuse.