Words and photography by Jessica Lindgren-Wu

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I have always been drawn to island life: surrounded, under siege, framed and pockmarked by water. After living on Vancouver Island, Canada, and the British Isles, I have returned to where I was born: Gotland, Sweden’s largest island in the Baltic Sea, which has 800km of coastline to explore and numerous lakes and former limestone quarries filled with clear water that are now popular bathing spots. I take my camera on day trips during the summers to document my diving-crazy children and capture specific visions of my own imagination. It is a place that is rich with aqueous inspiration.

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