Chloe Austin (b.1995) is a visual artist, working with video, photography and text within her current practice. She is currently a PhD Researcher at Belfast School of Art, Ulster University. Chloe completed her MFA at BSOA in 2020, after receiving her BA in Fine Art and Design at Crawford College in Cork in 2017. She is a studio member of Flax Arts Studios and currently in residence at Digital Arts Studios as part of their the Future Labs Foundation Residency Programme.

  

Chloe's work has been exhibited and published throughout both Ireland and the UK. Her work currently aims to capture the tension and fragmentation of all things textual, often referring to our relationship with new technologies.

 

She is a recipient of the Agility Award from The Arts Council of Ireland (2022), ACNI: Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme and the 126 Gallery Micro-Grant Programme (2021). She was also awarded the Alice Berger Hammerschlag Award from Belfast School of Art (2018) and the Cork Film Centre Exhibition Award (2017). Her work has been exhibited by galleries such as The MAC, GOMA Waterford, Golden Thread Gallery and Catalyst Arts.

 

In 2018, she co-founded and continues to act as Creative Director for Re-Vision Performing Arts Festival which takes place annually in Belfast. Re-Vision Festival is driven by an artist-led team that work to promote social inclusion, diversity and equality throughout diverse performing arts. This festival emerges from societal concerns involving LGBTQIA+ issues in Northern Ireland. 

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