CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY / TEACHING ARTIST 
 is a teaching artist and curator living in Greensboro, NC.  He makes place-based projects that experiment with social learning, queer identity, and civic play. His process is research-based and collaborative. He is currently working through education and the rise of academic capitalism by playing inside a living museum Elsewhere, and pursuing a PhD at the University of North Carolina. At Elsewhere Kennedy directs CoLab a youth-led platform for media experiments and digital storytelling that speaks to peers. His previous projects include an intergenerational free school in an abandoned park in North Brooklyn (School of the Future), a movement research platform exploring fungi as metaphor for connectivity (StrataSpore), and an ongoing investigation into queer identity (Queer Explorer’s Club).