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Chloé Royer

Chloé Royer, We would survive but without touch, without skin, Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie, DE, 2021. Photo credit : Laurent Gia

About Chloé Royer

Chloé Royer lives and works in Paris. She graduated from the École des Beaux-Art in Paris and studied at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. By transforming materials or choregraphing movement, she explores the potential of metamorphosis latent in all things, inanimate or alive. Playing with the concept of disequilibrium, this artist creates unusual forms and unexpected combinations. Ultimately, her works exist because of points of connection between things, such as skin on skin or surface to surface, drawing on strategies for repair and the care for the items themselves. She creates hybrids that defy categorisation, being neither human, animal nor thing, disrupting taxonomies and baffling our perceptions. The various components of her works speak to one another, and to the viewer, prompting sensual exchanges between human and materials. Chloé Royer blurs identities and makes us feel at ease with the strange.

Chloé Royer, Exo Mirror, 176 x 45 x 20 cm, 2022.

Chloé Royer, We would survive but without touch, without skin, Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie, DE, 2019. From left to right : 230 × 35 × 190 cm, 220 × 200 × 40, 200 × 110 × 65 cm Polystyrene, resin, glass cloth, colour pigment. Photo credits : Laurent Gia

Chloé Royer, A thing whose voice is one; whose feet are two and four and three, Exhibition view, 2021. Photo credits : Silina Syan.

Chloé Royer, Variations des coeurs, 2021. Performance Studio Orta, Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, France. White cloth, flint, plaster, water, basin, leftover fruit, vegetables and plants. Photo credits : Laurent Gia.

Chloé Royer, We would survive but without touch, without skin, Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie, DE, 2019. De gauche à droite en : 230 × 35 × 190 cm, 200 × 110 × 65 cm Polystyrene, resin, glass cloth, colour pigment. Photo credits : Laurent Gia

Chloé Royer, A thing whose voice is one; whose feet are two and four and three, Exhibition view, 2021. Photo credits : Silina Syan.

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