|Subject:||Poetry||Publisher:||Talon Books Ltd|
|Published:||April 14th 2015||Pages:||240|
Un/inhabited questions the use of politically or racially charged language in 91 pulp western novels found on Project Gutenberg. Using a range of techniques, Abel investigates the complex relationship between language and land, including the ways that use and ownership affect both. This art book presents Abel's practice for the first time in a visual art context.
Jordan Abel is a First Nations writer who lives in Vancouver. He holds a BA from the University of Alberta and an MFA from the University of British Columbia. Abel is an editor for Poetry Is Dead magazine and the former poetry editor for PRISMinternational . His work has been published in many journals and magazines across Canada, including CV2 , CapilanoReview , PrairieFire , dANDelion , Geist , ARC Poetry Magazine , Descant , Broken Pencil , OCW Magazine , filling Station , Grain , and Canadian Literature .