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Szczesny on WFPL News 89.3FM


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 “And it’s pretty much that kind of place, actually” Szczęsny said. “What’s happening here is probably, within the appliance production world or any commodity production world, what would be understood as highly freaky and experimental.”

Jakub Szczesny, Nov 2014

Artist in Residence Program Merges Art and Industry at GE FirstBuild in Louisville

When Polish artist Jakub Szczęsny arrived at the GE FirstBuild factory two weeks ago as the company’s first artist in residence, he expected his first day at work to play out like a scene from a mad scientist’s lab in American film.

“And it’s pretty much that kind of place, actually” Szczęsny said. “What’s happening here is probably, within the appliance production world or any commodity production world, what would be understood as highly freaky and experimental.”

FirstBuild, near the University of Louisville’s Belknap campus, is where GE produces and tests small-scale prototypes of innovative home appliances.

read the entire article here: http://wfpl.org/artist-in-residence-program-merges-art-and-industry-at-ge-firstbuild-in-louisville/

 

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

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