Announcing The 2012 Winner of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts

Melbourne based designer Anna Cordingley is the2012 recipient of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts. Anna graduated from The Victorian College of The Arts where she was awarded The 2003 John Vickery Scholarship. In 2009- 2011 was Artist in Residence, Set and Costume design for Malthouse Theatre. Her recent work includes Meow Meow’s Little Match Girl, Julius Caesar for Bell Shakespeare and costume design for Chunky Move’s Connected. She is currently designing Macbeth for The Bell Shakespeare Company. Anna’s travel plans include study at the Akademie der Kunste Berlin, and Warburg Institute in

London.

There will be an exhibition of Anna’s designs at the Arts Centre Melbourne in The Smorgon Family Plaza opening on the 13th of April.

The scholarship’s previous recipient Victoria Lamb is currently in London completing a secondment with London Designer; Lucy

Osbourne.

The scholarship was created to provide an on going memorial to the brilliant designer Kristian Fredrikson who died in 2005.

The $10,000 biennial travel scholarship provides a designer or theatrical maker with the opportunity to further their career overseas.

For further information please see the scholarship website www.fredriksonscholarship.org

Photo: Patrick Jones

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