Artist Speakeasy > Instagram for Creatives

Artist Speakeasy > Instagram for Creatives

Artist Speakeasy > Instagram for Creatives

Saturday 9 June 2018 > 11AM to 12.30PM


Calling all creatives; it's time get social media-savvy!

Join Marion Piper (The Visual Writer) and Sarah Weston (CRAFT Victoria) as they share tips about how to use Instagram to build an online community and connect with your followers.

Looking at smartphone photography, content planning and Instagram analytics, this speakeasy will help you turn your Insta into something extra.

Dr Marion Piper is a copywriter and artist based in Melbourne. She holds a PHD (Southern Cross University), an MA in Writing (Swinburne University) and a BCA in Photomedia (Monash University). She's passionate about the intersection of visual arts and writing, particularly how writing can be art and how art can be written. She has published extensively both in Australia and abroad and is currently working for Avion Communications, leading digital projects for a variety of big name clients.
Instagram: @mepiper

Sarah Weston is a Melbourne based writer, curator, art consultant and the Retail Business and Development Manager at Craft Victoria. She manages Craft’s Instagram, and has spoken at a number of workshops and programs about social media and its use as a powerful tool for craftspeople and artists in today’s economy. Across her 4 years at Craft, she’s instigated projects which include Craft’s fashion collaborations with Gunditjmara and Torres Strait Islander artist Lisa Waup and fashion designer Ingrid Verner, collaborations with craftspeople and local businesses like Starward Whisky, Cumulus Inc. and multiple craft and design showcases across the city. She has developed (with support from her colleagues) Craft’s Instagram from an audience of 8000 to over 47,000 over the course of 3 years.
Instagram: @craftvictoria

WHEN > Saturday 9 June 2018, 11AM to 12.30PM
VENUE > Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre, 195 Bank St South Melbourne 3205




IMAGE > Photograph by Jasmin McNeill.

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