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Davia Spain

Davia Spain is an actress and writer, known for Transfinite (2019) and How to Make a Rainbow (2019).

The Type of Power Our World Needs

I’m lying in bed. Anxiety sticking to the sheets. I kind of like it here. I’ve got everything I need in this square box of a room. Maybe all I ever really needed was a reason to stop and rest. I’ve been running a race I was never meant to win for years. But now—stillness. Everything I have been working towards has halted. My gig at the Getty—gone. My performance at the park—postponed … indefinitely. The sadness of losing it all lays on me like a weighted blanket.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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