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

10-14/09/2018, Paris - France
The 12th conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks is part of a series of congresses initiated 22 years ago – in 1995 – by Costas Fotakis and held in FORTH in Heraklion, Greece. [Plus]
12-14/09/2018, Brussels - Belgium
The Bruegel dynasty, defined here as Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his artistic progeny, traded on its success for more than a century. Recent new hypotheses on the creative process and the chronology of the output of the family’s founder as well as an increasing interest in the careers and artistic production of the members of the second and third generations encourage further inquiry and reassessment. [Plus]
13-14/09/2018, Naples - Italy
With a focus on the critical rereading of wall painting in the Vesuvian region, the conference aims to offer an opportunity for researchers and professionals to meet and exchange information through presentations on best practices, reviews of past research, and new research. This interdisciplinary framework will contribute to the knowledge of art-historical investigation, archaeometry and archaeography, conservation, and communication. [Plus]
19-21/09/2018, Philadelphia - United States of America
The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents the Gels in Paper Conservation workshop September 19 - 21, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop will be instructed by Anne Maheux and Michelle Sullivan, and organized by Sarah Reidell. [Plus]

NOUVELLES APROA

19 juillet 2018
Postprints: Keuzes en dilemma's in de conservatie-restauratie/Choix et dilemmes en conservation-restauration [Plus]
09 juin 2018
L’APROA-BRK sera représenté lors de la Renoresto 2018 (4-5 oktober 2018). [Plus]
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]