Ashley is an internationally respected electronic artist and developer based in Coventry working at the intersection of design and code.
As a creative technologist, Ashley works in collaboration with many cultural organisations, private businesses, collaborations, groups and individual artists to realise their creative potential with technology. Either directly as the creator of technology enabled experiences, or as a consultant, Ashley has over 7 years experience working with a wide variety of software and hardware, often at the cutting edge of digital technology. His work has involved producing immersive theatre shows, gallery installations, outdoor locative games, augmented devices and interactive experiences.
Within his own practice Ashley explores shared emotive experiences using technology as his medium to create his own digital playgrounds. Often playful and always interactive his works involves code, sound and objects that invoke real world feelings that go beyond staring at screens.
He produces and performs electronic music under the name Arctic Sunrise and has scored several short dance films and performances as well as output on various international record labels, including his own UK based experimental label Airvent Media.
Ashley also teaches and lectures across the country to a variety of age groups and is passionate about engaging people in computer programming, digital technology and electronics through a visual arts and creative approach.