” Lonely lands shows a series of analog photos with mise-en-scènes of small ecologies that bear witness to unexpected connections. During a period when Mirthe Scheifes’ living space became confined to the limits of her living room due to mental health issues, her perspective shifted towards the seemingly insignificant, the inconspicuous, the waste of living. Even a simple contact lens, a dead fly, or an old piece of wood acquired a newfound allure, radiating a unique beauty. These small objects serve as indexes to the body. For when one’s world narrows down, one seeks material close by. “