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Kristy McCarthy and Sasha Phyars-Burgess in Creative Conversation

Create Change artists Kristy and Sasha discuss their creative practices

In this Creative Conversation, Kristy and Sasha discussed their creative practices by delving into their early histories and how creativity has always been a source for exploration in their lives.


They submitted their conversation in the form of an audio file.




KristyKristy McCarthy is a self-taught artist, hair braider, and community organizer with a BA in Cultural Anthropology and Spanish Literature. She has combined her passions for culture, travel, and art by organizing community art projects in Ecuador, Mexico, Cuba, and New York City. Her work centers around themes of human interconnectedness, nature, and the exploitation of developing nations. Click here to read our interview with Kristy.


Phyars_Burgess_SashaSasha Phyars Burgess is a photographer from Pennsylvania working to question how groups and communities of color are represented. She was a 2012 Tierney Fellow and is a current Time Exchange Resident. She graduated from Bard College. Read more about her Create Change project Storyblock here, and click here to read The LP interview with Sasha.

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