Directed by Kyna Marie
The Space I take Up is an experimental dance film directed by Kyna Marie and performed by Susanne McHugh. The short film focuses on themes of mental illness, as Susanne plays out her struggle with OCD, agoraphobia, and depression. In her fight to find motivation and purpose, she eventually surrenders to the discomfort that resides within.
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Kyna Marie is a visual artist whose primary focus is fine art portrait photography and conceptual projects. Her work hints at the unusual through use of the environment, props, and careful planning. Evolving from quiet moments of introspection, Kyna builds dreamy vignettes in conjunction with elements of unease, intended to uncover the vulnerable experiences that connect us with each other and our surroundings.