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09 in Lina Scheynius’ ongoing series of photobooks

Lina Scheynius’ world is one of simple things. She drinks herbal teas and meditates, she enjoys going for walks and would like to own a cat. Her self-published photobooks are clean, white A5 volumes, the contents of which depict the small moments and details of her life – the delicate veins of flower petals, the burgundy flesh of a plum, the tip of a tongue. “I think it’s my favourite way to show the pictures,” she says of her books, “and also my favourite way to look at photographs. I don’t go to a lot of exhibitions, I look at pictures online, but really my favourite thing is to have the books, or to go to bookshops and look through them.” The Swedish photographer has compiled collections of her work since 2008, drawing on her archive of images shot over the last few decades. Now on her ninth publication, 09, her photobooks are thriving, usually quickly selling out. “I usually start with a few pictures that I’m interested in, three or four maybe, and then I …

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BJP Staff