Meet Kaitlyn Plyley

We had a tough time choosing Hack Residents this time around. We ended up picking not one, but three, so you can only imagine how amazing each of them must be. The first introduction we need to make is to poet, writer, and storyteller, Kaitlyn Plyley. Everyone, meet Kaitlyn. What was your role before you …

Read Post


Meet Dan Cook

Dan Cook is our new Hack Catalyst. He’s already causing trouble around the office (we now have a Daniel, Daniele, Daniel and Dan on the team), and proposing weird and wacky workshops (toy dissections, anyone?), but we’re looking forward to working with him over the Hack period. I sent through some questions to see if …

Read Post


Hack Catalyst

Hi! So this is my first post as the new ‘Hack’ Catalyst at The Edge. For two days a week for the next six months I’ll be working on things to hack, crack,warp and modify. This is going to be great because this is pretty much what I spend my life doing anyway… So to …

Read Post


Sound Extrusions: Interview – Power of the Sound with Michal Rataj

After the Second Nature event at The Edge with Hans Tammen, I would like to follow up with an interview exploring acousmatic music. Michal Rataj is a Czech music composer who steps out of traditional composing and experiments with sound and music composition on his own terms. Multi-channel installations, acousmatic music or orchestral music with …

Read Post


Introducing Hans Tammen (Harvestworks, NYC)

In the lead up to the Second Nature talk in early December let me introduce you to Hans Tammen form New York. He will be presenting his project Endangered Guitar and of course his home-base in New York, the Harvestworks, where he acts as deputy director and sound artist. We will do a Skype session …

Read Post


Our new resident: Flying Arts award winner Christine Turner

Bundaberg artist, Christine Turner, was The Edge Digital Award Winner in the 2013 Flying Arts Queensland Regional Art Awards. Christine’s work will be on display at State Library as part of the upcoming Essential Character of Queensland exhibition. As part of her prize she will also be completing a two week residency at The Edge …

Read Post


Sound Extrusions: Interview – Sculpting Sound With Milan Gustar – II

This is the second part of an interview with Milan Gustar. Read part 1 here. What is going on in the current development of surround sound? There are many new things going on right now that represent the cutting edge in surround audio nowadays. For example, the development of the wavefield synthesis, DOLBY Atmos sound …

Read Post


Meet Matt, our Digital Fabrication Catalyst

We recently welcomed aboard our new Digital Fabrication Catalyst, Matt Harcourt. Matt will be joining the team to work on all things maker, from 3D printing to building robots. Matt’s most likely to be found in basement during the week, and you’ll see him around at Hack the Evening meetups too. So you have the …

Read Post


The Last Post

Up until now I’d never experienced one but let me tell you: caffeine hangovers are a thing. With only three weeks left until graduation I’m surprised my play-hard, procrastinate-harder lifestyle hasn’t thrown me one sooner. But sure enough, several recommended daily doses later and here I am, staring out the windows of The Edge’s basement …

Read Post


Sound Extrusions: Interview – Sculpting Sound with Milan Gustar – I

I have been quite lucky to catch up with Milan Gustar at his retrospective exhibition in DOX, Center for Contemporary Art in Prague. We met in a former industrial building turned into a large gallery of modern art. Mesmerising afternoon light chased by random autumn showers offered great atmosphere for an interview inside the big …

Read Post