[Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 20; Edith Altman]

In a 1994 interview with Kartemquin Films, artist Edith Altman talks about a piece she is working on for the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s exhibition, “Bridges and Boundaries: Chicago Crossings.” Altman also sheds light on the inspirations for her artwork, her trip to Eastern Europe and Auschwitz, and the difficulty of Holocaust education. Continue reading