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Conference on printed media

From: Gillian Boal <gboal>
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2007
Printed on Paper:
The Techniques, History and Conservation of Printed Media

Conference to be held at Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
September 5-7, 2007

This conference will bring together a wide range of experience and
expertise with a view to expanding the vocabulary of scholars and
conservators on the broad subject of printed ink on paper.
Professionals who study and care for printed media--including
conservators, curators, historians, and librarians--are invited to
attend.  This is the first international interdisciplinary
conference focused on printed media--imagery and text, historic and
modern.

Twenty-nine juried papers by curators, historians, librarians,
archivists, conservators, and scientists will be presented over
three days. Fifteen major U.S. institutions and nine international
museums and universities are represented.  The topics include:
printing on paper in Mexico, China and Europe; colonial printing in
the Caribbean and Australia; prints by old masters (Durer and
Schongauer) and modern artists (Andy Warhol); printing on Fabriano
papers; investigations of photomechanical printing techniques; laser
jet and digital printing by contemporary artists; conservation case
studies.

The conference is co-sponsored by the American Institute for
Conservation and the University of Northumbria with support from the
Print Council of America. It will take place at the internationally
acclaimed Sage Gateshead, a building designed by Lord Norman Foster.
Seating in the auditorium is limited to 300 people.

The conference proceedings will be published under the auspices of
the University of Northumbria Press. The volume will be entitled
Printed on Paper: The Techniques, History and Conservation of
Printed Media and is scheduled for publication in the spring of
2008.

For the conference schedule and registration information see
<URL:http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/pop>


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