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In episode 2, Sharon De La Cruz talks with Saber Khan about her work as a multi-disciplinary artist and activist from New York City. Her thought-provoking pieces address a range of issues related to tech, social justice, sexuality, and race. De La Cruz's work ranges from comics, graffiti, and public-art murals to more recent explorations in interactive sculptures, animation, and coding. In Part 1 of her interview with createCanvas, Sharon talks about joyful resistance and what decolonizing freedom might look like. She discusses her focus on restructuring the dynamics of the classroom, to ensure that POC and other marginalized students don't have to rely on luck to have access to education. In part 2, Sharon gets into the nitty gritty of what decolonization looks like in the classroom. She discusses how educators with privilege can approach working with marginalized communities, and how folks from those communities themselves are impacted by systemic racism in practice and ideology. Transcript of the interview - https://medium.com/processing-foundation/createcanvas-interview-with-sharon-de-la-cruz-part-2-8d6380d17476 In the episode Sharon mentions: - Systemic Racism https://www.benjerry.com/whats-new/2016/systemic-racism-is-real - The Intro to Wearable curriculum https://github.com/unoseistres/INTRO-TO-WEARABLES - Shefali Nayak https://shefalinayak.com/ - Aatish Bhatia https://aatishb.com/ - Adafruit FLORA https://www.adafruit.com/index.php?main_page=category&cPath=92

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