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Dear john

Mike O Connor



16:00 - 17:30

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A Dear John letter is a letter written to a man by his romantic partner to inform him their relationship is over. However, John is often left without the opportunity to respond; words remain unsaid. In this workshop, we will take time to write those words that are still sitting inside us and let them be responded to by others in the group. Letters and stories get entangled anonymously, bringing the words from the past into present day connections. You become the writer and the written.

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Mike O Connor

Mike is a dancer, choreographer, somatic bodyworker and currently a PhD candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, exploring movement as a tool to blur mind, body and environment. Working at the intersection of cognitive science and dance since 2011, his artistic work articulates human perception as performative tools, specifically empathy and metaphor as ways of communicating. He teaches creative practice workshops throughout Europe to university students and teams.

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