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Social Media for Storytellers Workshop

Storytelling Toronto

Saturday, 2 December 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

Social Media for Storytellers Workshop

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Social Media for Storytellers (Early Bird) 26 Nov 2017 $35.00 $2.17
Social Media for Storytellers (Regular) Not Started $40.00 $2.39

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Social Media for Storytellers Workshop
Facilitated by Arts Educator Sheniz Janmohamed

** for Storytelling Toronto members only **

RE-SCHEDULED for December 2, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 pm

In an increasingly virtual world, effectively navigating and utilising social media has become crucial to bridging connections, building audiences and fostering community.

Social Media for Storytellers will provide storytellers with tools and support they need to hone their social media skills, promote their projects and develop their brand as storytellers.

From crafting captivating content to developing and refining your online presence, this workshop will leave you feeling confident about showcasing your artistry through social media platform/s of your choice.

*bring your smartphone, iPad or laptop*

Topics covered:
*Introduction to various social media platforms and their functions
*Choosing the right platform for you
*Writing effective bylines
*Crafting an online aesthetic that aligns with your mandate as an artist
*Building connections through social media 

Sheniz Janmohamed  (MFA) is an author, artist educator and spoken word artist and occasional land artist. She has performed nationally and internationally for over 10 years and has been featured at various venues including the Jaipur Literature Festival, TedxYouth@Toronto, and the Aga Khan Museum. She is also the author of two collections of poetry: Bleeding Light (Mawenzi House, 2010) and Firesmoke (Mawenzi House, 2014).  

Sheniz was a Mentor-Artist for the Digital Media Arts Program at the Royal Conservatory, where she helped teachers and students develop and refine their digital media skills to create art projects on and offline. Sheniz was also the 2015 recipient of the Lois Birkenshaw-Fleming Creative Teaching Scholarship, and served as a Resident Teacher at Artscape Youngplace. 

She is a firm believer in fostering community through collaboration, compassion and creativity. In her own practice, she strives to embody her words through performance, nature mandala-making and writing in the ghazal form. She is the founder of Questions for Ancestors, a blog that features writers, artists and creatives across Canada.

Have questions about Social Media for Storytellers Workshop? Contact Storytelling Toronto

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Storytelling Toronto
173 - 601 Christie Street
Artscape Wychwood Barns
Toronto, ON M6G 4C7

Saturday, 2 December 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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Storytelling Toronto

The creative home for storytellers, listeners, and story-explorers since 1979.
We inspire and encourage, support and celebrate the art of storytelling for listeners and tellers, through courses, workshops, gatherings and events, and the annual Toronto Storytelling Festival.

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