Made Today: Hack the evening


15 Jun 2023 ,
22 Jun 2023

6 pm – 8 pm (AEST)

The Edge Innovation Lab
State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place, South Brisbane, Queensland
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This is a free event


During the Asia Pacific Architecture Festival, we will showcase the potency and potential of these maker meet-ups and the creative resources available to the public at The Edge.

Experience community members riffing on their current projects and aspirations. Join in to collaborate on a new project, get hands-on with new technologies and hear from our guest speakers about creative outputs in the realm of making and design.

Thursday 15 June: Creative electronics

Features local maker and creative technologist Steph Piper, who will work with community members to brainstorm and collaborate on an interactive project idea.

GlowStitch LEDs are a new way of adding lights to crafting and sewing projects. They are fully machine sewable and are easy to use for beginners, with no coding or soldering required. Hear Steph Piper’s story of developing and crowdfunding the product, and pick up a free sample pack to play with.

Thursday 22 June: New technologies and design

Features Dr Waldemar Jenek, Dr Kavita Gonsalves, and Nicholas Kamols.

Focusing on the cutting edge of design, three professionals chat about their displayed works, which feature innovative and interactive experiences (including artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality), and the roles they play in placemaking and design.

This event is free to attend. No booking required – drop in.


Steph Piper
University of Southern Queensland


Dr Waldemar Jenek
Queensland University of Technology


Dr Kavita Gonsalves


Nicholas Kamols



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