Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$35 Early Bird | $40 after November 26
Facilitated by Arts Educator Sheniz Janmohamed
** for Storytelling Toronto members only **
**Space is Limited**
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*
*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.