So you want my arts job: set designer – ArtsHub UK

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Set designer Ailsa Paterson says a lot of her design process ‘involves cutting cardboard up into smaller bits and gluing it back together’. Image: Supplied.
Ailsa Paterson is an award-winning costume and set designer for live performance and film. She lives and works on the lands of the Kaurna people (in Australia) and pays respect to elders past, present and emerging.
Paterson has worked extensively as a designer for theatre, opera, dance, cabaret and events. Her work has toured around Australia and to the UK, the US, New Zealand and Asia.
Richard Watts is ArtsHub’s National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre’s volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards’ Facilitator’s Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts
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