Chloe Chignell

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 co-runs rile*, a bookshop and project space for publication and performance with Sven Dehens. She graduated from a.pass (BE, 2020) and from the research cycle at P.A.R.T.S (BE, 2018).

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). She published her first book The Complete Text Would Be Insufferable with uh books edited by Will Holder (2020). 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. Chloe is co-editor of This Container magazine, currently in its 8th edition. She has developed choreographic writing and reading formats hosted by Kottinspektionen (Stockholm), PraxisFestivalen (Oslo), PAF (France) Scene:Bluss (Norway).