Aug. 29, 2013 10:30 am

Jeanne Jaffe: how the artist uses NextFab Studio to create her work

At NextFab Studio, the so-called "high-tech gym for innovators," some of those innovators are artists.

Jeanne Jaffe's "T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets," featured at Philadelphia’s Marginal Utility Gallery in Fall 2012. Jaffe worked with NextFab staff to produce this piece.

At NextFab Studio, South Philly’s so-called “high-tech gym for innovators,” some of those innovators are artists.

Like Jeanne Jaffe, sculptor, installation artist and University of the Arts professor, who has worked with NextFab’s staff to incorporate Arduino, sensors and other electronics into her work, according to a post on NextFab’s blog.

See more of Jeanne Jaffe’s work here.

In other NextFab news, Community Development Specialist Itsuki Ogihara has left Philly for another position. Ogihara said she could not comment further on the nature of her new job.

Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.


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