The Edge Newsletter

MARCH 2016

Welcome to the March issue, where you’ll find plenty of opportunities to get creative; from music production to hand lettering, and inspo to start your making journey in our Fabrication Lab.


If you’re a regular Edge basement dweller, you'll know all too well about the shenanigans that go on in Fabrication Lab. But, if you’re new to this space, don’t hold back any longer, come and join in on the madness and make something!

Reinventing a Workshop

The Edge’s Creative Manager, Daniel Flood, talks about breathing life into an old workshop.


High fives all round for another successful AUXILIARY programme.

Short Courses & Workshops

View our full what's on calendar for all our short courses and workshops



Various Dates - $35 - $75

What do Flying Lotus, Daft Punk, Gotye, St Vincent and Hermitude all have in common?



Swapping the mouse for the pen with the Brisbane Hand Lettering Meetup.


Hack The Evening

Weekly meetup for hackers, programmers and interactive technologists

Producers Club

Meetup for producers, musicians, audio engineers of all skill levels

Brisbane Jelly

Weekly co-working meetup

Brisbane Hand Lettering Meetup

A bi-monthly meetup for anyone interested in hand lettering and calligraphy

Brisbane Hearthstone Fireside Gathering

Every third Thursday we get together face-to-face to meet and play

If you have a regular Meetup at The Edge, tell us about it! Email

Opportunities & Community

The Nest Community Inc – Volunteers needed

Are you crazy about craft materials? Volunteering at Nest is a great way to become part of their community. If you have a few hours a week, to help sort and package art and craft materials, please contact Volunteer coordinator, Mirriam at

Lord Mayor's Budding Entrepreneurs program

Are you an entrepreneur with a great business idea? Apply for a startup grant up to $5000 with Digital Brisbane’s budding entrepreneur program. Find out more.

3 x $10,000 Getty Images Instagram Grant

The Getty Images Instagram grant was created to support photographers who document stories from under-represented communities around the world. This year the grant is open to visual artists who capture art, photography and video portfolios using Instagram. This grant will provide financial support and mentorship to the recipients, to amplify their impact. Applications close 12 April. Find out more.

Flying Arts - Opp for young artists

Flying Arts and University of Southern Queensland are joining forces with Kontraband Studios, the crew behind First Coat, to invite young artists to ArtizPUBLIC@Toowoomba – a three-day arts-intensive program for high school students. Who do you know that should enrol? Registrations closed Friday 18 March. Find out more.


OPP for Young Artists

5-8 April – Toowoomba

A contemporary Street Art Program for young Queensland artists aged 14 - 18
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