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 (Brussels, 2018), has a Bachelor in Dance from Victorian College of the Arts, (Melbourne, 2013) and studies a writing and residency program at DOCH (Stockholm, 2017). She was a DanceWEB recipient for ImpulzTanz in 2015. Chloe is co-editor of This Container magazine, currently in its 8th edition. Her writing has been published by This Container, Koreografi, Indigo Dance Magazine (PAF) and Realtime (Australia). She is co-initiator of PO$$E a dance and reading group based in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Melbourne.
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Last year, i was making a piece titled Poems and Other Emergencies. i invited a friend to visit me in the studio. i was explaining to them what i meant when i said ‘embodied language’ — a term that frequented the process of that work.