Chloe Chignell

Chloe Chignell (AU) is an artist working across text, choreography and publishing. Chloe takes the body as the central problem, question and location of her research. She invests in writing as a body building practice, examining the ways in which language makes us up. She graduated from the research cycle at P.A.R.T.S (BE, 2018) and went on to the post-master research program at A.pass (BE, 2020). She has a Bachelor in Dance from Victorian College of the Arts, (AU, 2013) and studied a writing and residency program at DOCH (SE, 2017). She received the DanceWEB scholarship in 2015.

Since 2019 Chloe co-runs rile* a bookshop and project space for publication and performance with Sven Dehens.  Her most recent work Poems and Other Emergencies premiered at Batard Festival Brussels 2020 and has been presented at Saal Biennale (Tallinn, 2021), Moving Words Festival (NO, 2021), QL2 (AU, 2022) and soon at KAAP (Bruges, 2022) and Littérature etc. (Paris 2022). Chloe has been commissioned by the Keir Choreographic (AU, 2016) for the creation of Deep Shine 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 (2017).

As a dancer Chloe has collaborated with James Batchelor, Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Anna Gaiotti, Clara Amaral, Gry Tingskog, Atlanta Eke, Ellen Söderhult and Phoebe Berglund performing in Australia and across Europe.

She published her first book The Complete Text Would Be Insufferable with uhbooks edited by Will Holder (2020). Her writing has been published in: misted.cc an online temporary reading space (NL), Choreography Journal (NO), Le Chauffage (BE), RealTime (AU), This Container Magazine (SE/BE), ...and then the doors open again (BE/NL) and Engagement Arts Zine (BE).   

Chloe is the founder and co-editor of This Container magazine, a publication focusing on choreographic writing, currently in its 8th edition. She has developed choreographic writing and reading formats hosted by Kottinspektionen (Stockholm), PraxisFestivalen (Oslo), PAF (France) Scene:Bluss (Norway). She teaches the Masters of Choreography Students at ISAC. 

 

recent

17.09.22 • performance
Poems and Other Emergencies at Wiels Art Book Fair
24.08.22 • performance
Poems and Other Emergencies at PAF Summer University, FRANCE
08.08.22 until 19.08.22 • teaching
Teaching at P.A.R.T.S Summer School, Bruxelles, BELGIUM

less recent, still present

19.06.22 • performance
Poems and Other Emergencies at Poésie n'est pas un luxe, Littérature etc, BAGNOLET, FRANCE
19.05.22 • teaching
Lecture "Language as Prosthesis" for the MA students in Choreography at VCA, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
28.04.22 • performance
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, CC Ter Vesten Beveren, BELGIUM

past

01.04.22 until 30.06.22 • residency
Research residency, Cite Des Arts, Paris.
30.03.22 • performance
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, BUDA, Kortrijk
17.03.22 until 18.03.22 • performance
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, KAAP, Brugges
15.03.22 • performance
APRIL (a performance), KAAP, Brugges
12.03.22 • performance
Poems And Other Emergencies at KAAP, Brugges
07.02.22 until 19.02.22 • residency
The Shadow Text, WorkspaceBrussels, BE
04.02.22 • reading
Launch of Le Chauffage Issue 02, rile*, Bruxelles
31.01.22 until 07.02.22 • residency
The Shadow Text, BUDA, Kortrijk
26.01.22 until 27.01.22 • performance
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, Black Box Theater, Oslo
15.01.22 • performance
Poems And Other Emergencies at QL2 Dance, ACT
14.01.22 • publication
Essay written in conversation with photographs by Maya Beaudry published in: Le Chauffage
04.12.21 • performance
Poems And Other Emergencies, Moving Words Festival, NO
31.10.21 • reading
Reading of THE AGENT, Berlin.
28.10.21 until 31.10.21 • performance
Warp by Gry Tingskog, Premiere, Mousontrum, Fankfurt
13.09.21 until 19.09.21 • performance
Mixed Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Dansehallerne, Copenhagen
21.08.21 • performance
Poems And Other Emergencies at Saal Biennale, Tallinn.
19.08.21 until 21.08.21 • rile*
rile* reading salon at Saal Biennale
12.08.21 until 13.08.21 • performance
Mixed Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Premiere, Tallinn
30.07.21 until 11.08.21 • residency
Mixed Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Kanuti Gildi Saal, EST
12.07.21 until 23.07.21 • residency
Poems And Other Emergencies, GC Kriekelaar, Bxl.
05.07.21 until 07.07.21 • performance
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, Kaai Studios, Bxl
21.05.21 until 22.05.21 • performance
In Other Words, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Utrecht
17.05.21 until 28.05.21 • residency
Mixed Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, BUDA BE
03.05.21 until 14.05.21 • residency
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, PianoFabriek
26.04.21 until 30.07.21 • residency
She gave it to me, I got it from her. Research by Clara Amaral
19.04.21 until 24.04.21 • residency
In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre, Rotterdam
15.04.21 • performance
APRIL (a WhatsApp Performance)
05.04.21 until 17.04.21 • residency
Public Relations in Development, BUDA