Artist: Chloé Rochefort

A colourful scene of draped textiles, and abstract foem upholstered in bright fabric and tassles.

SLUMBER EVENT = There Is A Horse Stuck In My Sofa

MA Textiles
Royal College of Art

Chloé is an artist and facilitator.

Chloé creates sculpture and installation. Inspired by the relationships we have to our immediate environments and the objects we discard, Chloé re-imagines the way we can view and value materials in our disposable culture. Making her work from salvaged objects, Chloé uses hand processes that combine mixed media and textile techniques, including stitching, wrapping and patchwork. Working in an intuitive and spontaneous way, Chloé combines resourcefulness with creativity to bring playfulness and personality to materials considered to have no worth. She describes her sculptures as ‘social creatures, finding their meaning in the way they are built and in the conversations they trigger.’

a soft tartan covered textile sculpture with appliqued playing card and sheepskin.
A colourful scene of draped textiles, tarot cards and bright tin cans.
two images showing vibrant textile sculptures.

(Top row, left to right)
CLEANING EVENTS = Extracting Pocket Treasures From The Washing Machine + Dragging The Breathless Vacuum Around The Flat
I Made Myself A Sleeping Bag (2021)
(Bottom row, left to right)
Details from: SLUMBER EVENT = There Is A Horse Stuck In My Sofa
SLUMBER EVENT = There Is A Horse Stuck In My Sofa – HAPPY EVENT = The Money Pig

In:Site 2022

Chloé is one of 20 artists who were selected to show their work at In:Site 2022. The event will take place in spring 2022.
Find out more about the other artists.

Where Next?

Artist: Francisca Onumah

Francisca was part of In:Site 2014

The artists uses a hammer to stamp metal.

Artist: Jessica Hargreaves

Jessica was part of In:Site 2015

The artist crouches over a memorial stone as she takes a casting.

Artist: Ryan Dilkes

Ry was part of In:Site 2019

The artist sits on a bench surrounded by furniture made from discarded wood.

Artist: Stefanie Cheong

Stefanie was part of In:Site 2013.

A pine cone with gold decoration on a string.


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