Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community
Lauren Kirby is a multimedia producer and writer. Kirby earned her BA from the University of Kansas in Humanities and Western Civilization. She went on to receive her MA in Radio Documentary from the Salt Institute of Documentary in Portland, Maine. Kirby produces audio documentaries, slideshows, and audio art using recording devices, microphones, and audio and multimedia editing software to create aural experiences. Her documentary and editorial works have aired on The World from Public Radio International, Weekend America from American Public Media, Voice of America, Making Contact, KCUR and various Public Radio programs in Seattle, Chicago, Maine, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky.
Kirby writes: My narrative practice is rooted in the belief that a properly told story will not only amuse and delight, but can also make us feel more human and less alone.