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Ethnography and Design: Mutual Provocations is made possible through funding from the UC Office of the President, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and participating units across University of California campuses.
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Kevin O'Connor

University of California, Davis
Ph.D. Candidate in Performance Studies
Davis, CA
Kevin O’Connor, MFA choreography is a Ph.D candidate in performance studies at UC Davis.  He is  multidisciplinary artist working as a choreographer, dancer, improviser, circus artist and installation artist.  He is involved in a decade long artistic collaboration with Ruth Douthwright and Billy Jack exploring participatory performances within watersheds in Ontario.  He is also currently working with NAKA dance in Oakland exploring the intersection of race and gentrification in the Bay Area.  They recently finished a year long residency and performance with the residents of the Tenderloin in San Francisco. His attentional practices have recently been made different by working as a biodynamic cranial sacral practitioner, learning alongside Inuit hunting families on Baffin Island, and joining the round dance protests during the Indigenous uprising called Idle No More. His PhD research examines anatomies, body performance capacities and imaginations in relation to new science studies on fascia.