Cloè Fournier

“arts is part of life” CF

“you don’t have to be born somewhere to feel you’re a part of it” CF

“every big history change or movement has come with the arts” CF

“i would love to just have 30 people to a show” CF

“i try not to hope, i think it’s a waste of time, i try to do” CF

Cloè Fournier is an independent artist who is working nationally and overseas as a dancer, physical theatre performer, actor, movement advisor and choreographer. We talk about:

  • neuroscience and physcology
  • alien hand syndrome
  • another type of virtuosity
  • ” i like seeing the personality of the dancer while seeing the personality of the choreographer” – CF
  • dance dramaturgy and theatre dramaturgy
  • the journey to vulnerability
  • making where-ever you are
  • sociology and human behaviours
  • “we need a new word for Contemporary” CF
  • the arts helping us move forward
  • art being a business
  • changing society
  • making intimate work
  • surrealism
  • “the theatre runs at a loss so that society can run at a gain” MC
  • emerging
  • making a series of work
  • entrenched companies
  • “to keep on making and trying because it makes me happy” CF
  • brandis
  • “i need to teach them how to strike properly” CF
  • “art is about passion, if you don’t have any passion don’t make art” CF
  • “the day you lose the passion, just stop, do something else” CF
  • ariel
  • contact improvisation
  • “i didn’t know why i was dancing anymore” CF
  • “dance is fun” CF



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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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