Chloe Chignell (AU)

Chloe Chignell (Australia) is a dancer and choreographer based in Brussels. In 2018 she finished the P.A.R.T.S research cycle led by Bojana Cvejic and Alain Franco where she developed her research into poetry and choreography. In 2019 she will continue this research through workspace Brussels and BUDA Kortrijk. 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).

Chloe Chignell (AU): Poems and Other Emergencies

Poems and Other Emergencies is a solo dance performance at the intersection of choreography and poetry. It centers around a figure: The Girl-with-her-tongue-out. Through which an intensive female language emerges. Poems and Other Emergencies uses the apparatus of the theatre to coincide the female body and language, to produce to a sensuously situated speech. The poem becomes an event and the performers body emerges at the intersection of voices weaving a bodily and textual landscape. Poems and Other Emergencies positions the performer as a radical historicist, inscribing herself and the event, writing of this time with body and text.

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