This is when you realize that these are not real interiors of existing homes. Lindberg builds miniature sets that she photographs, which gives her work a surrealistic touch. Despite the staging, however, she uses ‘real’ things as much as possible. The combination of the medium of photography and meticulously constructed settings provides a feeling of authenticity. We implicitly believe in the existence of these places, after which our imagination fills in the stories that go with them. The concentration demanded by the slow process of making a photograph – a reaction to today’s high-speed photography – is reflected in the concentration with which we examine it. Scanning a precisely furnished room with our eyes, we momentarily come to a standstill in a small world that could depict the present, the past or a near future; a world that is crumbling away as a result of some incident, or simply because of the ravages of time: 'Elsewhere'.