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Martina Lindqvist

Rågskär Island

College/University: University of Westminster
Course Level/Title: BA Photographic Arts
Date: 2008

Rågskär is a small island off the coast of central Finland that Lindqvist has visited almost every summer since she was a child. The series is a combination of factual recordings and recollections, and each image is both an interpretation and recreation in miniature of a family holiday snapshot taken on the island. The mysterious, unsettling landscapes are contextualized by Lindqvist’s own memories. Rather than being tied to the physical properties of reality these photographs feature an introspective world which is often brooding and lonely, underscoring a sense of island isolation. www.martinalindqvist.com
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
Rågskär Island
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