A Day with Lina Scheynius

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Published as part of the featured project

Flower by Lina Scheynius

Lina Scheynius’ intensely personal work is constructed within her home in London. A sunlit room - functioning as a manifold studio, guest quarters and sanctuary - is the backdrop for her assemblage of poetic imagery.

"My studio is my living room and guest room - it gets the most sunlight."

"There is maybe only one thing I use this room for daily, and that's to meditate. I wish I could say exercise but I am less consistent with that."

"If I am working on a book or an exhibition the walls tend to be full of photos. As a studio that is this rooms most important function - providing me with big white walls to create on."

"I used to work in my bedroom before and the walls were much smaller. I don’t think it was healthy for me to see my photos as soon as I woke up."

"I do feel like having this live/work place is a huge luxury."

Published as part of the featured project:

Selected by
Christophe Guye Galerie,
Zürich, Switzerland

It’s thanks to the internet that a shy person like me gained the courage to share intimate pictures, and find an audience interested in seeing those particular moments.

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