“Own This” is one in a series of performative abstracted spatial character vignettes that incorporate video, costume, music, and dance.

Each segment is the study of a shape or form that obscures, restricts or otherwise defines the body and the inter-relationship of its aural, emotive, and environmental components.

Still from "Own This" by Erica Magrey

Still from “Own This” by Erica Magrey

Originally a two-channel video that accompanied a performance within a theatrical set, Own This has been reimagined as a one-channel video. It features a floor-length fringed orange hat that’s reminiscent of a jellyfish; its swishing movements grace a menacing obstacle course of household objects.

Still from “Own This” by Erica Magrey