Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim and Chris Turnbull

Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim and Chris Turnbull

Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim is a visual artist, conceptual poet and composer currently working with the translation between visual and auditive systems, concrete poetry and the concept of isomorphia.

Jordheim holds an MA in fine art from Oslo National Academy of Arts (2011). Previous shows, screenings and publications include Hayward publishing and Whitechapel Gallery (London, UK), Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag (Namsos, Norway), Signal (Malmö, Sweden), Matrix Magazine (Montreal, Canada), Alpineum Produzentengalerie (Luzern, Switzerland), Bury Art Museum (Bury, UK) and UBUweb. Jordheim lives and works in Oslo, Norway.

Chris Turnbull is the author of Continua (Chaudiere Books 2015; Invisible Press 2019) and [ untitled ] in o w n (CUE Books 2014). Recent chapbooks include contrite (above/ground 2019), Undertones, in collaboration with text/artist Bruno Neiva (Low Frequency Press 2019), notes from recently (Trainwreck Press 2020), and, with artist Dominique Cameron, a visual and poetic exchange, Converse Walking (stickywilly press, 2020). Other work can be found online, in print, or within landscapes as poems, installations, and videopoems.

She curates a footpress, rout/e, whereby poems by various poets are planted on trails: www.etuor.wordpress.com. She lives and moves within the traditional territories of the Algonquin of Anishinabek peoples (of Ojibway, Odawa, Algonquin, Potawatomi, Nipissing, Mississaugas, and Saulteau nations), the Mohawk of the Haudenosaunee peoples (of the Iroquois Confederacy: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora nations) and the Huron-Wendat.

The Four Seasons

A collaborative essay and acoustic piece by Chris Turnbull and Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim. The project documents an abandoned black walnut grove in Kemptville, Ontario, through acoustic recordings and observation.