Live Creative Sessions# 1: Creativity Don’t Pay The Bills?

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Live Magazine South Africa launchesmonthly creative networking sessions for 18 – 25’s  Thursday 28 March / 2pm – 4pm / Basement, Alexander Theatre, Braamfontein, Johannesburg Want to know how to sell yourself as a creative; how to manage yourself and your work; and what networks are out there for creatives? Live Magazine SA, who recently […]

Live Magazine South Africa launchesmonthly creative networking sessions for 18 – 25’s 


Thursday 28 March / 2pm – 4pm / Basement, Alexander Theatre, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Want to know how to sell yourself as a creative; how to manage yourself and your work; and what networks are out there for creatives?

Live Magazine SA, who recently opened new offices in Braamfontein, will host the first in a series of free monthly creative networking sessions for young creatives aged 18 – 25 on Thursday 28 March.

Launched in South Africa in 2011, LIVE is a youth-run media platform. All content for their quarterly printed magazine, website and YouTube channel is produced entirely by young South Africans under professional mentorship.

Supported by the British Council, the first of their Live Creative Sessionswill explore whether creativity pays the bills, featuring a panel discussionand Q&A with:

  • Smiso Zwane (Dirty Paraffin)
  • Khaya Sibiya (2012 GQ Best Dressed Man, stylist, designer and retailer)
  • Thabiso ‘Afurakan’ Mohare (Founder of Word N Sound and British Council Arts Co-ordinator)
  • Chipo Mapondera (Fashion PR Officer at Styling Concepts and Freelance Fashion & Lifestyle Writer)
  • Henrike Grohs (Goethe Institute Culture & Education)
  • Facilitated by Live Mag SA founder Gavin Weale

 

Participants will then have the opportunity to break into smaller working groups to network and continue the discussion.

There will only be 20 places available each month. If you are interested in attending the first session, please email joburg@livemag.co.za with a short motivation on why you would like to participate or submit you details on www.livemag.co.za.

The sessions will be hosted monthly over the next six months and will feature cultural practitioners, artists and professionals from the creative, media and arts industries.

The sessions are a platform for up-and-coming creatives to engage with established industry professionals and arts practitioners, receive creative and career advice as well as build relationships with these professionals.

For more information, visit www.livemag.co.za or email joburg@livemag.co.za.

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