ombligo/intaglio is a meditation onpermanence—in ice, sand, archives or sound, Catholicism and catheters.
The author is vellum and gauze, icemelt and chalk; she vanishes into her material.
—What is brushed away in the act of excavation?
— An archeological sequence of matter and ephemerality and its affects of discipline and devotion.
cover art by Nicole Simpkins
"these things remind me of ombligo:" —c
Nicole interpreted my work and made a long scroll out of it: