Chloe Chignell (Australia) is a dancer and choreographer based in Brussels working across text, choreography and publishing. In 2019 she opened rile* a bookshop and project space for practices moving between publication and performance, with Sven Dehens. Her most recent work Poems and Other Emergencies premiered at Batard Festival Brussels 2020, and was supported by WorkspaceBrussels, BUDA Kortrijk, Lucy Geurin Inc and La Balsamine.
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). As a choreographer Chloe has been commissioned by the Keir Choreographic Award (AU) 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 (IT 2017). As a dancer Chloe has worked for Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Anna Gaiotti, Gry Tingskog, Atlanta Eke, Ellen Söderhult, Phoebe Berglund and James Bachelor performing in Australia and across Europe.
Chloe is co-editor of This Container magazine, currently in its 8th edition based between Stockholm, Brussels and Melbourne. Her writing has been published by This Container, Koreografi, 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.