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Lines of Flight

Lines of flight is a series studying human-environment relationships, closely linked to the community life of the local inhabitants of a remote village in central Sweden.

A notion of a different way of life is discovered in the movement of the local inhabitants, in close connection to the movement of nature and its seasons.

A perspective which differs from regular social norms is developed, integrated with a way of living which makes the landscape an active member of the community. Certain traditions considered crucial in the village are kept in the form of mainstream Western culture: phones, guns and automobiles.

However, unity is shown between the local people and nature through adopted social rituals which centre around the careful long-term management and preservation of the environment.

While forming a close relationship – and in careful co-operation with the expansive landscape – the community encourages temporary members, visitors and outsiders to become part of the community, and offer a different way of living to that which is thought to be second nature in largely populated urban societies.

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