Richard Kennedy (b. 1985, Long Beach, CA) is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He has choreographed for SSION & Chino Amobi as well as collaborated on projects with NOWNESS, Nicopanda, and Hercules & Love Affair. Richard wrote You Can Shine (MR. INTL), and For Some Reason (Crew Love) before releasing his debut EP Open Wound in a Pool of Sharks (Sweat Equity, 2016). He presented two operas, Black Rage and Comeuppance, at Signal in 2016. In 2017 he presented the ballet Both at Artists Space, From.Under.Above at MoMA PS1 and Everything is gonna be ok at Danspace. In 2019 he will receive his M.F.A. from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College in Music & Sound.