Date: Tuesday, November 10
Tuesday, November 17
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Online
Cost: $0-$10 per session
 
 
A two-part workshop series lead by Tasi Alabastro and co-presented with the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs. Join us for one or both!

Suffering Zoom burnout but still eager to connect with your community and provide opportunities for creative expression? Tasi Alabastro has been reframing the way artists and cultural communities connect with each other through live streaming.

Tasi Alabastro is an actor, online content creator, and multi-disciplinary digital artist whose work focuses on creating impact through visual storytelling. Recently his collaboration with fellow MALI alum, Jeffrey Lo, on OUR DIGITAL STORIES (a collection of short stories that are carefully crafted to reflect our time) have re-energized his commitment to creating content that cultivate communal gathering in a digital space. He was recently featured in the SF Chronicle Datebook highlighting his efforts with local arts organizations as it pertains to virtual programming. His online content on Twitch and Youtube focuses on storytelling and interactive programming to engage his audience and deepen community relationships.

In addition to having the honor of being published in CONTENT Magazine, and Tayo Magazine, he is also the recipient of the 2019 Leigh Weimers Emerging Artist Award and the 2018 SVCreates Emerging Artist Laureate. He is a proud member of the Red Ladder Theatre Company and is currently working with inmates in state prisons as part of the Arts-in-Corrections program; The program hopes to re-engage participants with their creativity and imagination. To find ways to support the journey, reach out by visiting tasialabastro.com or by tweeting him at @tasialabastro. | twitch.tv/kreenpananas

November 10 – Part 1: Reframing content for online presentation
Online tools provide challenges and opportunities to rethink the way we perform, teach and connect with our audiences and communities. Whether you’ve been presenting online content for months now or are ready to take the plunge, this workshop will help you re-think the possibilities for creating art and community online. November 17 – Part 2: Live Streaming with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
In this technical workshop, Tasi will discuss the variety of platforms available to present online content and introduce you to the basics of live streaming using OBS. Questions: contact Alyssa Erickson at alyssae@svcreates.org.

These sessions are open to arts workers throughout Santa Clara County at no cost due to the support of the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs and other SVCREATES sponsors.
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