Avant-garde Music & Multimedia in the Pacific Northwest

Chloe Alexandra Thompson
Poet, artist, and curator
Chloe Alexandra Thompson is a Cree, Canadian artist and curator, living and working in Portland, Oregon. Using Pure Data, Arduino, hardware and voice, Thompson creates unique sonic experiences and expressions through the spatialization of isolated frequencies. Thompson’s work has been shown at Unity Gain: High Density Loudspeaker Array, Corridor (Seattle), Littman and White Galleries, Compliance Division, Bronco Gallery, and Variform Gallery. She has also presented in collaborations for Converge45, Disjecta, Out of Sight (Seattle), PICA T:BA:17, Subharmonic: A Music and Sonic Arts Symposium (PICA), and Nationale. Thompson has given lectures and workshops at T:BA:17 Institute in dialogue with Tanya Tagaq, Subharmonic (PICA) with France Jobin and Burke Jam (upcoming), Open Signal, home school pdx, Portland State University, and PNCA as guest faculty. Thompson’s written work has also been featured in publications including Art in America, Zero Cool, Provision, Cig Thesis, and Blankstairs.