'Depart without Return' video acquired by the Alice Springs Art Foundation.

'Depart without return' receives Highly Commended in the prestigious 37th Alice Prize 2012.
The Judge Nick Mitzevich, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia writes:

"This arresting moving image work captures the fragility of life which is both transient and beautiful.
The images in the work nurture the viewers' curiosity through a poignant and innovative performance."

The pre-selection Panel comprised of Helen Maxwell - Art Consultant, Curator, Valuer and Daniel Mudie Cunningham – Snr. Curator/Artbank, Artist, Arts Writer, Lecturer.

You can view the Alice Prize finalists online by clicking here. [PDF 1.4MB]
Images of the exhibition Araluen Arts Centre are available here

'Depart without Return' is Highly Commmended in the 61st Blake Prize and featured in the Blake Education Kit. Download your copy here.

'Negatives' is featured on The artlife. New Work Friday #127

An interview about the art practice of shoufay Derz is featured in the new edition of Peril Magazine — "Spirit Worlds".
Click here to read the interview by Owen Leong.

'Claudine and our make believe sea' finalist in The 50th Fishers Ghost Award at Campelltown Arts Centre.