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Conference on conservation of modern materials

From: Tim Bechthold <bechthold<-at->
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009
Conference:
The Conservation of Modern Materials in Applied Arts and Design
Pinakothek der Moderne
Munich, Germany
October 22-23 2008

The conference is organised by the Conservation Department of Die
Neue Sammlung, The International Design Museum Munich. The
conference highlights the current state-of-the-art of scientific
research in the conservation of modern materials. Its major focus
being the conservation of design objects, an issue rather neglected
until now. With more than 150 participants from 15 nations we're
looking forward to an interesting and inspiring conference.

For further information and registration see:

    <URL:http://www.die-neue-sammlung.de/event/>

Program

Thursday 22 Oct 2009

    08-00-09.00         Registration
    09-00-09.30         Welcome

                            Florian Hufnagl
                            Director, Die Neue Sammlung, The
                            International Design Museum Munich,
                            Germany

                            Tim Bechthold
                            Head of Conservation Department, Die
                            Neue Sammlung, The International Design
                            Museum Munich, Germany

The first section will be chaired by Tim Bechthold.

09-30-10.00             Lecture
                        A condition survey methodology and database
                        for plastic objects at the Metropolitan
                        Museum of Art

                            Kate Moomaw
                            Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,
                            United States

10-00-10.30             Lecture
                        Meeting the needs of contemporary design: A
                        new survey methodology

                            Barbara Schertel
                            San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San
                            Francisco, United States

10-30-11.00                 Short presentations of posters, part 1
11-00-11.30                 Coffee

11-30-12.00                 Lecture
                            Aging of plastics - What can we do about
                            it?

                                Andreas Hollander
                                Fraunhofer Institute for Applied
                                Polymer Research, Potsdam, Germany

12-00-12.30                 Lecture
                            Miniaturized atmospheric plasma to
                            improve the bondability and coatability
                            of plastics in modern and contemporary
                            art and design

                                Anna Comiotto,
                                Berne University of Applied Science,
                                Berne, Switzerland

12-30-13.00                     Lecture
                                Plastic bags: Research into
                                polyethylene bags of the series
                                'Bicycles' by Andreas Slominski

                                    Katharina Haider
                                    Free University of Berlin,
                                    Germany

                                    Thea B. van Oosten
                                    Netherlands Institute for
                                    Cultural Heritage (ICN),
                                    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

13-00-14.30                 Lunch

The second section will be chaired by Friederike Waentig.

14-30-15.00                 Lecture
                            The price of pristine PMMA

                                Yvonne Shashoua
                                National Museum of Denmark,
                                Copenhagen, Denmark

15-00-15.30                 Lecture
                            Evaluating a suitable bonding strategy
                            for stress crazing susceptible
                            poly(methyl methacrylate)

                                Anna Comiotto
                                Berne University of Applied Science,
                                Berne, Switzerland

                                Marc Egger
                                Berne University of Applied Science,
                                Berne, Switzerland

15-30-16.00                 Short presentations of posters, part 2
16-00-16.30                 Coffee

16-30-17.00                 Lecture
                            Mending broken pieces: Investigation
                            into a suitable method for adhering
                            damaged works of art made of transparent
                            unsaturated polyester

                                Anna Lagana
                                Netherlands Institute for Cultural
                                Heritage (ICN), Amsterdam, The
                                Netherlands

                                Thea B. van Oosten
                                Netherlands Institute for Cultural
                                Heritage (ICN), Amsterdam, The
                                Netherlands

17-00-17.30                 Lecture
                            Work in progress: Practical experience
                            in the conservation of high-gloss
                            polyester resin and flexible PVC based
                            on exemplary cases

                                Susanne Graner
                                Die Neue Sammlung, The International
                                Design Museum Munich, Germany

19-00-22.00             Evening reception at Cafe King with Coconami
                        live Mullerstrasse 3

Friday 23 Oct 2009
The third section will be chaired by Yvonne Shashoua.

9-00-9.30           Lecture
                    Caring for design objects: Daily practice and
                    advanced analytical tools

                        Lucia Toniolo
                        Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
                        Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy

9-30-10.00          Lecture
                    Made in GDR - Preservation of Plastics

                        Friederike Waentig
                        University of Applied Science Cologne,
                        Germany

10-00-10.30             Lecture
                        Stiletto: Double-sided problems with a
                        self-adhering flexible PVC-film

                            Tim Bechthold
                            Die Neue Sammlung, The International
                            Design Museum Munich, Germany

10-30-11.00             Coffee

11-00-11.30             Lecture
                        Cold war fashion: The analysis, treatment
                        and preparation of a group of costume
                        objects for an exhibition at the Victoria
                        and Albert Museum

                            Roisin Morris
                            Victoria and Albert Museum London,
                            England

11-30-12.00             Lecture
                        Cold war furniture: Globe Chair, adhesion
                        and cohesion: an interior problem

                            Dana Melchar
                            Victoria and Albert Museum London,
                            England

12-00-12.30             Lecture
                        Pedicures for Pesce's 'Il Piede'

                            Regina Frohlich
                            Technical University Munich, Germany

12-30-14.00             Lunch

The fourth section will be chaired by Brenda Keneghan.

14-00-14.30             Lecture
                        Turn it on: Turn it off: Lighting in MOMA's
                        collection of architecture and design

                            Roger Griffith
                            MOMA Museum of Modern Art, New York,
                            United States

14-30-15.00             Lecture
                        Ti3d by Marcel Breuer: an exposure with
                        surprises

                            Deliah Mueller
                            Wuesten University of Applied Science
                            Cologne, Germany

15-00-15.30             Coffee

15-30-16.00             Lecture
                        Artists create their artwork with design
                        objects and ready-made decoration
                        accessories:  Conservation challenges within
                        an installation by Isa Genzken

                            Kathrin Kessler
                            Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

16-00-16.30             Lecture
                        Characterization and degradation of
                        fluorescent colours in works of art:
                        preliminary studies

                            Alain Colombini
                            Centre Interregional de Conservation et
                            Restauration du Patrimoine Marseille,
                            France

16.30                   Apero

For further information and registration see:

    <URL:http://www.die-neue-sammlung.de/event/>

For further questions please do not hesitate to contact:

    Tim Bechthold [Dipl.Rest.Univ.]
    Head of Conservation Department
    Die Neue Sammlung - The International Design Museum Munich
    Head Office
    Tuerkenstr. 15
    (Pinakothek der Moderne)
    D-80333 Munchen
    +49 89 27 27 25 582
    Fax: +49 89 27 27 25 561
    bechthold<-at->die-neue-sammlung<.>de


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