KK DE LA VIDA is a movement-based performance artist, auto-ethnographic writer & media researcher from Visayan-Philippine diaspora, traveling transoceanic routes on/off Lenapehoking territory (New York City). KK received a BA in Anthropology from Barnard College of Columbia University & currently pursues an MA in Media Studies at The New School of Public Engagement. In 2017, KK participated in a Public Performance Fellowship with Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative and in 2018-2019, received an Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in Dance to study community street festivals & digital media culture in the Visayan islands, Philippines. They have presented, among others, at NERVE Festival, Yale Divinity School, danspace project & published widely in literary journals (DREGINALD, Brickplight, Rambutan Literary, minor literature[s], Coldnoon & elsewhere). As a cultural worker, bodyworker & plant worker, KK investigates sensual intimacies w/ naturally mediated environments in shifting techno-ecologies.