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Social Engagement And The User Journey

Jul 02, 2021

Think Inside the Square – episode 15

Topic: Virtual experiences 2

Date: Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm (Sydney time)

Celebrating the digital adaptation stories, skills and findings throughout the first Think Inside the Square series.

In the last episode of ‘Think Inside the Square’ for the first series, we reflect on the people and virtual experiences we’ve explored through the last 14 episodes.

Join host, Celia Pavelieff: Director of Marketing and Communications at the Australia Council for the Arts, in this online conversation with industry experts, artists and digital adaptors.

Guest panelists:

Travis De Vries (Gamilaroi) – Awesome Black: Travis is the founder and director of Awesome Black and is the co-host of the Broriginals podcast. Travis is a celebrated visual artist, writer and producer. Awesome Black is a new First Nations digital creative content platform that gives audiences a way to engage and support the work of the creators they love. 

Jonathan Llewellyn – Cowra Civic Centre: Jonathan has been an arts administrator for more than 20 years with a focus on arts marketing. Having spent many of those years focussing on audiences in Western Sydney, in December last year he made the tree change to become the venue manager of Cowra Civic Centre in regional NSW.

Jacqui Bonner – Jacqui Bonner Marketing + Management: Manager, Jacqui Bonner Marketing + Management. JB M+M specialises in marketing communications and management, strategic analysis, project and campaign management, event management, social media marketing and training. Jacqui shared her digital adaptation experience throughout the COVID-19 period and how to meet audiences needs and market accordingly.

Elliott Bledsoe – Little Lunch Online: Elliott Bledsoe has made a career out helping artists and arts organisations publish, play, post, tweet and trend. Elliott previously introduced Little Lunch Online and discussed the decisions behind the technology, the business model and other key decisions that were made around the format of this program.

Mark Cameron – W3: Mark is the CEO at W3 Digital. Mark is a digital strategist, keynote speaker and media commentator. Mark has written over 500 digital strategy focused articles in columns for BRW, and Marketing Magazine. He has also written for Social Media Today, Social Media Monthly and Smart Data Collective.

Tara Pattenden – Phantom Chips: Tara Pattenden is an artist educator and creative technologist initiating dynamic platforms for music and electronics. As Phantom Chips, Tara combines instrument building and performance, and draws upon her professional background across social media marketing and UX design to bring communities together.

Stuart Buchanan – Head of Digital Programming for Sydney Opera House: As a senior arts professional in digital programming, strategy and content, Stuart has consistently championed innovation and.transformation throughout his career.  Working with organisations such as ABC, Disney, SBS, Sydney Festival and TEDxSydney, and as founder of digital agency The Nest, he has led many award-winning digital projects and campaigns.  In 2019, Stuart was appointed as the inaugural Head of Digital Programming for Sydney Opera House, leading the development and production of long-form content.

Frank Newmann – Creative Learning Specialist, Sydney Opera House: Frank is a theatre director, producer and community arts worker. Frank solves problems and takes risks. Currently Frank is the Creative Learning Specialist at the Sydney Opera House, designing and managing the Creative Leadership In Learning and the Creative Play Programs.

About the series

This weekly online conversation has been developed for the Arts and creative industry: digital support facebook group. Every week, industry experts, artists and digital adaptors will join the panel to discuss solutions and ideas that inform the industry.

This series has been designed to answer the needs of the group and as the circumstances change day by day, so do the most important topics.

Watch the webinar recording