Creative Roundup – How to Sell Online, Arts Council Funding, Writing, Interiors and Design Workshops and more
This is what we are loving for NI creatives this week
HOW TO SELL ONLINE
Loads of great free information from Shopify on how to sell online, perfect for preparations for the festive season. Covering topics such as
- How to sell successfully on Etsy, Amazon, Youtube etc
- Landing page inspiration
- Practical guidance on payment processors, ecommerce tools and more
FUNDING, SUPPORT & RESOURCES
ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS DIGITAL EVOLUTION AWARDS
- Upskilling NI artists in the use of Digital Technology
- Creation of excellent Digital Art*
- Creation of digital arts
- Supporting artists to make digital art for the first time or working with digital technology which they have not used before.
- Encouraging cross-sectoral collaboration
DEADLINE: Friday 30th September 2022 at 12pm
BRITISH COUNCIL CREATIVE COMMUNITIES LEARNING LAB
Creative Communities Learning Lab is a new series of free, dynamic and accessible online learning modules by creatives, for creatives worldwide.
It offers self-led courses, designed with specific input from creative hub leaders and their communities in Southeast Asia and the UK.
Learning from stories of resilience, challenges and innovation – these online courses support creative professionals navigate the changing world brought by Covid-19. Five courses have been created with the help of creative hub leaders and experts:
- Digital communities strategy and management
- Ways to monetise creative services
- Bringing your training online
- Facilitating creative collaborations
- Responsible Design for Meaningful Experiences
THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE INTRO TO ACCESSIBLE AND INCLUSIVE SOCIAL MEDIA
An introduction to some common accessibility barriers across social media platforms and how to avoid them – plus a look at some of the broader inclusion and ethics considerations when working in this space.
DATE: Tue, 6 September 2022
TIME: 14:00 – 15:00 BST
GRAPHIC DESIGN TO UX DESIGN PIVOTING IN YOUR CAREER
What skills and tools do you need as a graphic designer to transition into UI & UX?
DATE: Thu, September 8, 2022
TIME: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
SEASIDE BOOKS: WORKSHOPS
Book Clubs, prose and poetry workshops by one of our resident creative businesses Seaside Books
IRISH INTERIORS SHOWCASE
The Largest Interiors Trade Event in Ireland
DATES & TIMES: Wednesday – 14th Sep 2022 – 12pm – 6pm, Thursday – 15th Sep 2022 – 9am – 4pm
LOCATION: Stormont Hotel Belfast
THAT QUIET LITTLE VOICE: WHEN DESIGN AND ETHICS COLLIDE
Join designer George Aye for this special digital event in partnership with the London Design Festival to explore what happens when design and ethics collide, and to ask: how can design practitioners become better prepared to recognise and navigate situations of complexity, compromise and ethical risk?
DATE: Wed, 21 September 2022
TIME: 18:00 – 19:00 BST