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The CAVE : Exploring the art of audio-visual synthesis

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Welcome to The CAVE, a space for exploring the world of audio-visual synthesis.  Recently at The CAVE we spent a whole day workshopping, jamming and playing with modular synths and experimental video techniques. We kicked off with a Modular Synthesis workshop delivered by audio-visual artist Andrew Gibbs, who discussed synth history, modular synthesiser techniques, and some …

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CCC Hits the Road

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Under the Online Public Access in Libraries (OPAL) Program funding, The Edge took its digital literacy program, Creative Community Computing (CCC) regional, visiting libraries with a series of train-the-trainer workshops. Touching down in Ayr, Ingham and Dysart in April and May, we tested a pilot program aimed at training local community members and Library staff in …

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Analogue Digital – Work Smart, Hustle Hard

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This year I had the opportunity to attend the Analogue Digital Creative Conference. Being a seasoned AD participant I knew to expect awesome things, and boy did Matt and the team deliver. The presenter line-up this year was stellar. It included a variety of international and local creatives. Many of which I was not familiar …

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IRL Festival Wrap-up

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It started as a conversation late last year with Kris and Marnie at the Brisbane Powerhouse, how it would be awesome for our two buildings to play together. And so, over the past ten days The Edge was a part of the IRL Digital Festival. You might have seen it? Giant Space Invaders, giant sliding …

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What do you make when you have a new laser cutter..?

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… an egg cup Dalek. We bet you didn’t see that one coming!   Some may say why? Others may say why not…? An egg cup Dalek is a great idea! But frankly, the egg cup doesn’t matter as much as WE HAVE A LASER CUTTER!! You may have thought that the Fabrication Lab couldn’t …

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Analogue Digital: Official Opening

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You’re invited to attend the official opening of Analogue Digital Brisbane 2015! This event will feature the global launch of VNA’s 30th issue, as well as the live production of four murals from artists Madsteeze, Does, Joel Birch and Georgia Hill. With a start like this, the rest of the conference is bound to be …

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IRL Digital Festival

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If you’ve seen the call out for artists and designers over the past few months, then you might know that we’re part of the Brisbane Powerhouse IRL Digital Festival. The festival kicks off on May 7 and hosts a number of events and installations, including two gems from The Edge: Player 1 / Player 2 (poor …

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Auxiliary Design School

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We’re pretty lucky here at The Edge. Not only do we get to open our spaces to amazingly talented individuals who wow us every day; but we also have some pretty special partners who bring with them some pretty special people! Cue, Auxiliary Design School. Each week students work (hang out and play really!) in …

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Peepshow Box by Doina Kraal

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This month, The Edge is hosting international artist Doina Kraal as part of her Touche-à-Tout world tour. Stopping in Brisbane for three weeks, Doina will perform on Thursday 26th March at The Edge Auditorium. We asked Doina to tell us what she’s been up to and what to expect on her one off performance in …

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Living organisms, a secret room and a chair – Part 5

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HOW? TEST, EXPLORE and EXPERIMENT Q. Peter, for some of us (actually, me in particular) we wouldn’t know where to start in order to grow a chair from mushrooms. Can you tell me, how did you approach the idea of growing a mushroom into chair? And, in your test phase, what has worked and what …

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