Phantom Touching

A Selection with "Bubba" O'Keefe


Documentation of durational live performance during ArtReach St. Croix Members Show in Stillwater, MN. Installation and performance drawn from research of individuals along the Mississippi River during Relay of Voices—a first effort at reperforming their stories purely through gestures, rhythms, actions, behaviors, and other forms of movement.

This particular selection depicts the story of Kinchen “Bubba” O’Keefe of Clarksdale, Mississippi. His story is also found in another performance form at


July 8 and August 21, 2021


ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater, MN

Lead Artist

Victoria Bradford Styrbicki

Photo / Video

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