Artist in Residence /
Ashley de Prazer
24th January – 30th January, 2022
Ashley de Prazer will be completing an artist residency at The Lock-Up while installing the collaborative exhibition produced by CATAPULT DANCE opening Saturday 29 January 2022.
For the past 25 years Ashley has been a freelance photographer and videographer specializing in the arts.
He created the visuals for The Drover’s Wives for the Perth International Arts Festival in 2006 which won the award for ‘Dance Film/ Technology at the 2006 West Australian Dance Awards, as well as visual design for STEPS Youth Dance Company’s ‘dash’ in 2007. He has created several large-scale visual designs, including Danielle Micich’s Overexposed at the Perth State Theatre Centre in 2014. In collaboration with Director Sally Richardson, Ashley created the visuals for GUI SHU, a co-production between Australian and Taiwanese artists, which won the award for Best Visual Design at the State Theatre Awards in 2020.
Ashley’s photographic documentation of Antony Gormley’s Inside Australia Sculpture Project for the Perth International Arts Festival was published by Thames & Hudson in the UK. He was photographer for the best-selling book Girlosophy 2, edited by Anthea Paul.
Over the past 15 years Ashley has collaborated with Cadi McCarthy to create a number of visual designs for Buzz Dance Theatre and more recently co-devised dance films for Catapult Dance.
In 2011 he received the West Australian Dance Award for Services to Dance for his contribution to the arts.