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Digital Self-Promotion, Influence and Story Telling

In this digital age, the internet is a place for business, self-promotion and telling your story to the world. 3 digital experts will explain how you can use the internet to start and boost your career:
  • Emma Jane Palin, blogger and freelancer writer – will talk about the ways in which you can promote and sell yourself online, as well as creative ways to pitch to perspective employers that will make you stand out.
  • Gavin Freeborn, photographer, blogger, marketer and communicator – will be speaking about how to become a positive influencer on social media and in person, looking at strategy, best practice and elevator pitches.
  • Laurie Stewart, founder of Mindless Mag – will tell you about her journey which started with a personal blog and led her to found a digital fashion magazine and write her first book. She’ll look at the power of storytelling and how it can be used as a powerful tool for elevating consciousness within fashion.
Man working on a laptop

Photo by Alys Tomlinson

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Managing Your IP in an Instagram Age

For creative people, social media is a platform for positive engagement, getting your voice heard and your name known. However, it can equally be daunting to navigate what to share, how and when to share it, and when to seek permission to use other peoples’ works. Join us for a participatory session exploring the opportunities and challenges of protecting and respecting your work in a digital space.

Event Partner: Careers & Employability

UAL student Jing Qi's artwork featuring instagram posts, a phone and messages.

Copyright Ana Carolina Baquero. Artwork by Jing Qi.

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DIY: Using the Internet as a Platform for Artists

Many artists now use digital spaces and tools to create works and online exhibitions.

This panel debate will reflect on the role of internet as a space for creative production and exhibition. Can the internet or social media still be used as a space for creativity in a manner that is both democratic and cost-effective? What are the pitfalls? And how do you best make work that gets seen there?

Speakers:

  • Eden Clark, Co-founder of Feminist Internet
  • Iain Ball, Artist
  • Adham Faramawy, Artist

Event Partner: Arts SU

Man in a studio painting

Photo by Alys Tomlinson

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