soft surface ---------- critical writing ---------- poems                                                                                  
I am a multimedia artist, poet and art writer living in Portland, Oregon. I think about human interaction with the natural world as a method of coping with trauma and processing lived experience. Informed by contemporary and ancestral magical practices, I make conceptual (and sometimes literal) vessels that reference internal narratives, magical thinking, and the void.

I research magic and nature by practicing folk/traditional rituals like natural dyeing, herbal medicine, spellcasting, astrology, tarot, bread making, plant identification, etc. 

I am also the founder/editor of the poetry journal soft surface, and I write essays about art and culture.

lindsaymichellecostello@gmail.com / @lindsay.costello

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