Chloe Chignell (Australia) is a dancer and choreographer based in Brussels working across text and choreography. In 2019 she opened rile* a bookshop and project space for practices moving between publication and performance, with Sven Dehens.
In 2018 she finished the P.A.R.T.S research cycle where she developed her research into poetry and choreography. In 2019 she will continue this research through WorkspaceBrussels, BUDA Kortrijk, La Balsamine and Batard Festival on her new work Poems and Other Emergencies. Chloe has a Bachelor in Dance from Victorian College of the Arts, (Melbourne). She was a DanceWEB recipient for Impulz Tanz 2015. In 2017 She studied a writing and residency program at DOCH (Stockholm). As a choreographer Chloe has been commissioned by the Keir Choreographic Award for the creation of Deep Shine (Melbourne) touring to Japan for The Awaji Art Festival. She presented a short work forever in both directions for the Venice Biennale’s Biennale of Dance College Program (2017).
As a dancer Chloe has worked for Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Anna Gaiotti, Gry Tingskog, Atlanta Eke, Ellen Söderhult, Marten Spångberg, Phoebe Berglund and James Bachelor performing in Australia and across Europe. Chloe is also co-editor of This Container magazine, developed in Stockholm with Maia Means. Her writing has been published by Indigo Dance Magazine (PAF) and Realtime (Australia). She has developed choreographic writing and reading formats hosted by Kottinspektionen (Stockholm), PraxisFestivalen (Oslo), PAF (France) Scene:Bluss (Norway). She is co-initiator of PO$$E a dance and reading group based in Stockholm with satelite groups now in Copenhagen and Melbourne.
LESS RECENT, STILL PRESENT
Premiere of Poems and Other Emergencies, Batard Festival, Brussels.
Poems and Other Emergencies, Lucy Guerin Inc. Melbourne, Australia.
Moving into Writing with Ann-Christin Kongsness at National Danish School for Performing Arts, Copenhagen.
Deep Space by James Batchelor at Pompidou Málaga, Spain.
My Mother Laughs by Chantal Ackerman, with Translator Daniella Shreir, Rile*, Brussels.
Feelings of Forms/Forms of Feelings, as apart of Analysis by Adriano Wilfert Jensen. Danscentrum, Stockholm.
This Container 07, Kule, Berlin.
Launch: Not Not Nothing by Mette Edvardsen and Something Some things Something else by Jeroen Peeters, rile*, Brussels.
Poems and Other Emergencies, Workspacebrussels, Belgium.
Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, SAAL Biennaal, Tallinn, ES.
Les Antécédentes by Anna Gaiotti, Ménagerie De Verre, Paris.
The Girl-with-her-tongue-out at 'Words Don't Come Easy' by Feelings and Simon, Brussels.
Hosting Scene:Bluss P0$$€ edition at PIT Festival, Porsgrunn NO.
Collective Launch: Koreografi (NO), Engagment Zine (BE) and This Container (SE/BE), Rile*, Brussels.
Moving into Writing Workshop with Ann-Christin Kongsness, Praxis Festivalen, Olso.
This Container Edition 07, Insister Space, Stockholm.
Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva.
Deep Space by James Batchelor at Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Girl-with-her-tongue-out, with a.pass at Performatik, Kanal Pompidou, Brussels.
The girl-with-her-tongue-out , Twisted Tongues Reading Club curated by Roxanne Maillet, Damien and the Love Guru, Brussels.
Premiere of Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Bora Bora, Aarhus, Denmark.
It is a Strange Realism but it is a Strange Reality, ArtCinema Offoff, Gent and feeelings, Brussels.
Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Kanuti Saal, Tallinn, ES.
Deep Space by James Batchelor, December Dans, Brugges, Belgium.
Slick Emergencies (film edition of...as if leaking), Paperworks Magazine Event Edition, Nottingham, UK.
Transtexting Poetry Collection with Lili M. Rampre, Next to All Those Organs you Love, Brussels.
P0$$E dance and reading group stone edition with text by Roger Caillois DOCH, Stockholm.
Check In with Adriano Wilfert Jensen and Sandra Lolax, Transistor 06 CPH Festival, Copenhagen.
Transtexting Poetry Collection co-written with Lili M. Rampre, PARTS, Brussels.
...as if leaking, P.A.R.T.S Research Cycle Presentation, Brussels.
Audio Edition of This Container Ed06 broadcast by Montez Press Radio, NYC.
This Container Edition 06 Slow launch and workshop, No More Erasers Summer School, Brussels.