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Upcoming CoLab workshops

If you’re looking for ways to add a little creative flare and knowledge to you skill set, you might like to head along to some of the workshops being held by CoLab, which will cover everything from robotics to online tools and marketplaces for creative entrepreneurs. 

Colab, the interdisciplinary creative technology centre that fosters and promote creative practices, research and development, knowledge sharing, innovation and collaboration. 

Making things move

with Kim Newall

Have you ever wanted your creations to move? This workshop will introduce you the basics of using motors with the Arduino platform. The workshop will take a creative approach on how to use of DC motors and Servo motors with the Arduino platform.  Participants will acquire basic knowledge on how they can give their creations life with movement. 

When:Saturday September 25, 9.30am- 4.30pm
Cost: $100, Students $85 (with ID)*cost includes motors
** Participants must have some arduino knowledge and must bring their own Arduino kit and extra craft materials 

To register, email CoLab Workshop Coordinator katrina.bell@aut.ac.nz 

Toolkits and Masterclasses

with Helen Baxter

A series of workshops run by CoLab in association with Mohawk Media, covering online tools and marketplaces for creative entrepreneurs, where you’ll learn about taking your art online and growing a sustainable business.

Business Management Toolkit:

Juggling multiple projects and a growing team? Learn about free online tools that make up the ultimate Business Management Toolkit.

When: Friday October 1, 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Cost: $40,Students: $30 (with ID only) 

Fashion Designer’s Toolkit:

Want to be the next Karen Walker? Learn about the new wave of print on demand tools and spaces to sell your work globally with the Fashion Designer’s Toolkit. 

When: Friday October 1, 6.00 pm - 7.3o pm

Cost: $30, Students: $20 (with ID only) 

Creative Online Toolkit:

Making music, artwork or writing a book? Come along to the popular Creative Online Toolkit developed in association with the People In Your Neighbourhood project from the British Council.

When: Saturday October 2, 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Cost: $30, Students: $20 (with ID only) 

Social Media Masterclass

Want to make a name for yourself? The join us for a Social Media Masterclass and learn how to manage your brand online. 

When: Saturday October 2, 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Cost: $30, Students: $20 (with ID only) 

These workshops will be run by Helen Baxter, MD of Mohawk Media, international keynote speaker, and XMediaLab mentor. She reports on technology for the g33k show, is a judge in the NZ Yahoo!Xtra Digital Strategy Awards, and has been strategist and creative columnist with the MsBehaviour Files for the Big Idea. To register for any of these workshops, email CoLab Workshop Coordinator katrina.bell@aut.ac.nz   

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