Naginya

Naginya

Naginya

Dancer Environmental Advocate

Presenter Biography

Textural movement improvisation through imagery

Asher is a professional contemporary dance and movement artist, arts practitioner and environmental activist. Her intention through her art is to build connection between people, generate appreciation for other speceis and the environment and inspire lifestyle changes toward a more sustainable, connected and wholesome way of living. She graduated QUT (BFA Dance Performance, Distinction) in 2013 and has since been working in various avenues of this creative industry. After having worked in Ochre Contemporary Dance Company with Israeli choreographer, Oded Ronen, she fell in love with a new way of moving and guiding others to move. Asher then travelled to Israel to learn from Batsheva and Vertigo Dance companies, before returning to Australia to perform in the first Australian remount of a Batsheva work, Decadance, with STRUT dance, Perth. Asher is currently exploring ways of spreading environmental awareness gently through art, movement and expression and also works as an Eco Consultant to help people transition towards living with less impact on our beautiful Planet.