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Portrait of Maarten Dammers

Maarten Dammers

Volunteer Wikimedia Netherlands Netherlands Cultural Heritage

Maarten is a network engineer and a Wikimedia volunteer from the Netherlands. He has a background in Computer Science and has been active as a Wikimedia volunteer for over 10 years, usually on the edge of technology and culture. One of the founders of Wiki Loves Monuments (the world largest photo competition) and currently focused on the "Sum of all Paintings", a project to get an Wikidata item for every notable painting.

He acts as a consultant for Wikidata and cultural heritage institutions and has been involved in several GLAMwiki projects, e.g. with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Israel Museum.

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