Elizabeth Streb: Behind the Scenes

BOMB 112 Summer 2010
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“Elizabeth Streb is one of the most daring thinkers and performers I have ever known. She’s always expanding the boundaries of what can be done with the body, with physics, with gravity. A cross between Emmett Kelly, Albert Einstein, and Martha Graham, she is inspiring, fluid, and lives to think, deeply and profoundly, about quite literally what makes the world spin.”

A.M. Homes, in BOMB 112, Summer 2010


Interview: Richard Goldstein

Camera & Editing: Clinton Krute

Sound: Luke Degnan

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BOMB 112, Summer 2010

Featuring interviews with Dan Asher, Elizabeth Streb and A.M Homes, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Alain Mabanckou, Jennifer Egan, Edward Droste, Cynthia Hopkins, and Joan Jonas.

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