Ashleigh creates animation traditionally and digitally for short films, music videos, and live performance. They are currently studying animation at Griffith University Queensland College of Art, while working as an animator in performance and film contexts.
SEE. (2016) is an animated film that explored the thoughts and feelings associated with gender dysphoria. The film is hand drawn by Ashleigh Djokic, with sound/music composed by Dan Anderton. The film has been showcased at the DIY festival in 2016 and at Animation Salvation in 2018.
The Magic Bunyan Tree (2018) was an interactive community performance created for the Maryborough’s Mary Poppins Festival with Fraser Coast Regional Council. Ashleigh created animated sequences and interactive elements for the show. Some can be seen in the below playlist:
Birdnest Hair (2017) was a collaboratively devised song and music video created in 2017.
Being NOWhere (2017) was a City of Gold Coast arts project which enabled artists from differing cultural and language speaking backgrounds to collaborate to create and present a new work together. This is a sample of what was made in the creative process.
Let it Be (2017) is a theatrical production that premiered at the 2017 Anywhere Festival. The performance combined live performance and animation to share the story of a girl who wants to save the world, one bee at a time.
Samples of animation created for Let it Be‘s interactive projection:
AROMAS (2017) was a music video commissioned by Elbury in Meanjin/Brisbane.