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Celina Su

Celina Su is the author of Landia, forthcoming from Belladonna* in 2018. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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from Notes on the Shape of Absence

We trace the dust lines left behind from the appliances, fumble for the brick foundations between the steel beams, peer at serrated stairlines where the wall paints stopped. Reincarnated. Tenement apartments become dance spaces without barres or mirrors, in the dank basement of a bank on Market Street, in anonymous green-carpeted rooms on Mott Street.