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Sami Bill

Photographer & Videoartist


Photographies // 2020    C-Print

Located at the foot of the fells, and between wide areas of taiga forest the Aapa bogs are fed by small streams. It is a typical landscape of the boreal subarctic zones. Partly networked, arched small ramparts that are about 20 to 40 inches high, forming a strand-like pattern. Aapa bogs are habitats for many birds. Among them the whooper swan or the 'Kuukkeli', the Siberian Jay, who lives in the borderzone to the forest. He is a lucky charm and is considered a 'soul bird' in the belief of indigenous Sámi people.

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