Internet tools for cultural workers

The workshop has an aim to speed up and make easier a work of a cultural manager, curator or artist by introducing specific online tools and its use examples in a cultural field.During the workshop we concentrate on activities such as storytelling, preparing of specific content to our target groups, audience development, management of resources and time optimization.

The workshop is divided into thematic blocks that contain both: an introduction to the technical knowledge and provide strategies helpful in concept making phase. First, we are drafting a new or existing story. Or we work on a given project to promote or organization model to optimize. Next, we are choosing a specific medium to be used. Each of the participants can propose a project to the group, speak about challenges and receive feedback.

Basing on the project lifetime we will get to know tools that are needed to start, conduct and follow up successfully our idea. On the purpose of the workshop activities during the project lifetime are divided into 4 phases: CONVERSATION, PRESENTATION, MANAGEMENT, ARCHIVIZATION.

CONVERSATION concentrates on the attention catching and audience building (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Meetup, local networks)

PRESENTATION introduces a prepared material to the viewer in a new an interesting way with an attention on collaboration, co-creation and feedback collecting (Prezi, Booktype i Airtime /Sourcefabric/, Mailerlite, and thematic mailing lists)

MANAGEMENT activates relay on tools that ease communication management in social networks and data collecting (Hootsuite, Jotform, doodle, SurveyMonkey)

ARCHIVIZATION happens during and at the end of the project. It is a source of material for social networks, publications, presentations, newsletters, portfolios and grant applications (WordPress, Soundcloud, Vimeo, Youtube)

Max group size: 20 participants
Length: 3 to 6 hours
Last workshop: AgitPolska, Berlin (13.11.2015)
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[Image: Yoel Ben-Avraham]