12 mai 2018

Icon Textile Group Spring Forum: The Nature of Textiles

ICON Textile Group's annual Forum theme is ‘textiles and nature’.

The day will include an opportunity to see the newly redisplayed Museum of London 'Pleasure Gardens' exhibit, refreshments, lunch and a chance to win some charity raffle prizes.

Confirmed Forum presentation topics and speakers

The ‘Wonder of Birds’ Carries On … - Deborah Phipps

Distorted Iridescence: Investigating the Microstructural Changes in Jewel Beetle Elytra on Textiles - Lauren Osmond

A Natural Legacy: Conserving Orra White Hitchcock’s Classroom Charts - Camille Myers Breeze

Ruffled Feathers: Conservation of Taxidermy Bird Specimens - Chelsea McKibbin

Making Friends with Fur - Rachel Rhodes

Inspired by Nature: Fabrics of the Future - Sarah Glenn and Roisin Morris

Conservation of Tahitian Tiputa from HMS Galatea, Economic Botany Collection at Kew - Misa Tamura

Natural Dyes in Textile Conservation - Cecilia Aguirre

Understanding Historic Glass Fibre Dresses and Their Needs in Conservation - Charlotte Holzer

Wet Cleaning Knotted Carpets – Summary of Fellowship Investigations - Frances Hartog

The Dry Cleaning of Fashion Collections with Supercritical C0 2 Technology: A Green Way to Clean? - Emmanuelle Garcin

Metal Threads and Adhesive: The Conservation Treatment of an Embroidered Coat of Arms from a Queen Anne Throne Canopy - Viola Nicastro

Tickets are on sale here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nature-of-textiles-icon-textile-group-forum-tickets-41991888870

AGENDA

23-25/05/2018, Amsterdam - Netherlands
This event marks the conclusion of the project 'Cleaning Modern Oil Paints' (2015-2018), a collaborative European research project exploring some of the most interesting and pertinent challenges associated with the conservation of 20th and 21st century oil paintings. [Plus]
7-9/06/2018, The Hague - Netherlands
The program of AiA 2018 shows the latest developments, highlighted by prominent speakers, presenting their lectures by experienced perspectives. The AiA Congress 2018 focus on Connoisseurship, Technical Art History and Guidelines, Art & Law, Material Science, Artificial Intelligence and Authenticity issues: case studies. [Plus]
14/06/2018, Amay - Belgium
La journée d’études « Revêtements décoratifs en carrelage, mosaïque et granito-terrazzo (XIXe-XXe siècles). L’extraordinaire potentiel des détails de l’architecture » se tiendra au Centre des métiers du Patrimoine « La Paix-Dieu » le 14 juin 2018. [Plus]
21-22/06/2018, Copenhagen - Denmark
The focus of the conference will be on the emerging international markets and their implications for the artistic production in Early Modern Europe (1550-1800), in particular in relation to the trade in paintings and artists’ materials. [Plus]

NOUVELLES APROA

26 avril 2018
Un fleuron de l’Art Déco. Le samedi 26 mai, notre association organise une visite de l’Hôtel Communal de Forest (Bruxelles) à 10h. Ce bâtiment a été construit vers 1935 et inauguré en 1938 par l’architecte Jean-Baptiste Dewin, célèbre pour ses réalisations de maisons individuelles et d’hôpitaux (Saint-Pierre notamment). [Plus]
22 avril 2018
De Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen is momenteel op zoek naar een monumentenwachter interieur (m/v). [Plus]
07 janvier 2018
Assemblée Générale de l'APROA-BRK le lundi 26 mars 2018 à 17h30 aux Markten, Vieux Marché aux grains 5, 1000 Bruxelles. [Plus]
24 novembre 2017
Assistent in de restauratie en conservatie van papieren documenten in het kader van het project «Europese prentkunst van Dürer tot Rembrandt». [Plus]