Rigid and structured choreography shifts into something more free-form in this performance video for rising indie artist Vagabon. Lighting, camera movement, costume design, colour and set changes accentuate her transformation as she starts to free herself from the people that hold her back. A meditation on self-empowerment.
Maegan Houang, a writer-director based in Los Angeles, has worked on Shogun as story editor and on Counterpart as a staff writer. She has directed music videos for artists such as Mitski, Charly Bliss and Skylar Spence. Her short film In Full Bloom premiered online on Short of the Week.