This site is the collection of the writing and research as a performing artist and educator. It is dedicated to who I am and the community that I am extremely passionate about. This website is also a testament to the many facets of my journey through life.
For the young people I work with, feel free to gather information that can help inspire you to do great things in this world. Life will only give you back the energy you put into it. Everything that I’ve achieved in my lifetime is a testament to the hard work and effort I’ve put into living the best life possible.
Be the best that you can be.
America: The Fusion
Kevin’s research and work is put together in the United States. The research takes him to different places across the globe, but it’s here in the United States were all of the information gets put together. As a professor at Queensborough Community College, the research work that Kevin undertakes is supported by the institution, which is benefits by having its student immersed in information that is groundbreaking and continuously updated.
Caribbean: The Connection
As the descendent of Caribbean heritage, Kevin’s work has taken him to the Caribbean on numerous occasions. What started out as trips to Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival led to a deeper quest into information pertaining to the history of Trinidadian Folklore, as well as the deeper meaning behind the Orisha and Shango Baptist rhythms and movement that is very prevalent within the country’s performing arts culture.
The 2011 earthquake in Haiti would be the beginning of exposure to Haitian culture.
Africa: The Source
Kevin’s work in the African Diaspora begins with the Continent. His work began early in his career, back in 1996 as a student traveller to the country Senegal. His work with Senegal would continue years later in Washington DC.
As a graduate student at New York University, Kevin would travel to East Africa for the first time in his career, which allowed him to be exposed to the cultural traditions of Uganda.
As a researcher, Kevin has also presented his research in the country Nigeria, which was an amazing experience amongst the smartest and brightest minds in the world. Where does he go next? That depends on where the research and the work takes him!