Chloe Abrahams is a Sri Lankan British artist and filmmaker based between New York and London. Using methods drawn from both documentary and fiction practices she investigates the therapeutic potential of the confessional, culminating in visceral work spanning moving image, sound, writing and performance. In 2020 Chloe was awarded the John Brabourne Award and has three times been shortlisted for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2018, 2019, 2022). She had her first solo exhibition at OVADA (2014), and has since been selected for exhibitions worldwide, including the forthcoming The London Open at the Whitechapel Gallery 2022.She is currently working on her first feature documentary, The Taste of Mango, exploring the lasting impact of a shared trauma on three generations of women in her family.
Chloe produced Alice Aedy's short documentary Somalinimo (2020, funded by Doc Society, acquired by The Guardian), and Harry Hitchens’ short documentary Don’t Think Twice (2020). Previously, Chloe worked as the Marketing Coordinator for documentary distributor Dogwoof, responsible for the execution of all UK theatrical campaigns, and is now undertaking a Master’s in Moving Image at the Royal College of Art.