Own Your Mark
Monday 05 February 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday 10 February 2018 - 23:59

Own Your Mark is a workshop for artists looking to step up their digital game and take their art to the next level! British Council in partnership with Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) and Digify Africa bring you a brand new training programme designed to give artists the skills they need to make the most of the digital world and to grow their creative markets.

The programme will unfold in two exciting parts;

Offline training

Zimbabwe, Bulawayo – Tech Village: 5 – 10 February 2018

*Please note that the workshop will be for candidates who successfully applied to attend

BASA and Digify Africa will train artists on the following:

Understanding creative market growth

Strategic planning for your Creative Markets

Defining trends, motives and barriers of your Creative Markets

Mastering Social Media for artists

Content marketing as part of the creative process

E-commerce platforms for you to sell your work online

Online training

Through interactive online classes, we will be guiding the artists in the programme to compile a practical Creative Market Growth Plan and a Social Media Strategy for their brand and their work.

Participants will have a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from artists in Zambia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.