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.

About Steph Piper

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.

Based in Toowoomba, Steph is the community engagement coordinator at University of Southern Queensland, running its library's maker space. She is a creative technologist and, on weekends, creates edutech products that are sold around the globe.

Thursday 22 June: New technologies and design

Focuses on the cutting edge of design. Chat with designers about their work on display, which features innovative and interactive experiences including artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented realities, and discussion around the roles they play in placemaking and design.

About Waldemar Jenek

Waldemar's research explores how to teach architecture students about technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality, to design interactive media (architecture) structures in an urban environment. 

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


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