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Presentations from conference on anoxia and microfading

From: Pip Laurenson <pip.laurenson<-at->
Date: Monday, January 16, 2012
Presentations from Anoxia and Microfading: The impact on Collection
Care (12-13 September 2011) are now available online and can be
found at

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Presentations include:

    Keynote Speaker:  Dr David Grattan
    Former Manager of Conservation Research at Canadian Conservation
    Institute, Ottawa
       "Anoxia and Microfading: The Impact on Collection Care,
        Context and Challenge"

    Stephen Hackney
    Senior Consultant for Conservation Science, Tate, London
       "The Benefits of Sealed Enclosures for Works on Paper"

    Zane Cunningham
    Project Manager and Product Developer, Tate, London
       "Designing Low Oxygen Frames"

    Dr. Shin Maekawa
    Senior Scientist, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles
       "Getty's Oxygen-Free Display and Storage Cases"

    Dr. Matija Strlic
    Senior Lecturer
    Centre for Sustainable Heritage, University College London
       "Hypoxic Storage of Organic Materials: Paper, Ink, Parchment,
        Photographs, Canvas"

    Jacob Thomas
    Research Assistant, Kinetics of Heterogeneous Reactions Group,
    Jagiellonian University, Krakow
       "Early 20th Century Pastel Drawings: An Anoxic Case?"

    David Thickett
    Senior Conservation Scientist, English Heritage, London and
    Salome Guggenheimer, Haute Ecole Suisse, Switzerland
       "Oxygen and Archaeological Iron"

    Chris Collins
    Head of Conservation, Palaeontology Department, Natural History
    Museum, London
       "Reduced Oxygen Enclosures and Natural History and
        Anthropological Materials"

    Luisa Casella
    Photograph Conservator, Harry Ransom Center, The University of
    Texas at Austin
       "Display of Original Autochrome Plates in Low-Oxygen
        Enclosures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art"

    Dr. Yvonne Shashoua
    Senior Researcher, Department of Conservation, National Museum
    of Denmark, Copenhagen
       "Anoxic Storage of Polymers"

    Bruce Ford,
    Consultant Conservator and Scientist, Tate, London
       "Microfading and Anoxic Enclosures"

    Nicki Smith
    Deputy Manager, Conservation, National Museum of Australia,
    Canberra (with video from Guy Hanson, Senior Curator Guy Hanson,
    National Museum of Australia)
       "Into the Light: Lighting Guidelines at the National Museum
        of Australia"

    Dr. Mark Underhill
    Analyst, Tate, London
       "Oxygen Measurement"

    Dr. Bertrand Lavedrine
    Director, Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des
    Collections (CRCC-CNRS), Paris
       "Development of Microfading Testing for Transmission
        Measurement on Colour Transparencies"

    Dr. Haida Liang
    Reader in Physics, Nottingham Trent University
       "Latest Developments on Portable Microfading Spectrometry at
        Nottingham Trent University"

    Dr. Julio M. del Hoyo-Melendez
    Scientist, National Museum of Krakow
       "Microfade Testing: A Promising Tool for Evaluating the Light
        Fastness of Coloured Fabrics and the Impacts on Lighting
        Policy"

    Dr. Eric Hagan
    Conservation Scientist, The Canadian Conservation Institute,
    Ottawa
       "An Overview of Current Light-Fastness Testing at the
        Canadian Conservation Institute"

Plus:

    A group discussion with Dr Shin Maekawa, Senior Scientist, The
    Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles; Deborah Potter, Head
    of Conservation, Collection, Tate, London and Nicki Smith,
    Deputy Manager, Conservation, National Museum of Australia,
    Canberra.

    Roundtable discussion with panel: Bruce Ford, Consultant
    Conservator and Scientist, Tate, London; Dr Eric Hagan,
    Conservation Scientist, The Canadian Conservation Institute,
    Ottawa; Dr Julio M del Hoyo-Melendez, Scientist, Laboratory of
    Analysis and Nondestructive Investigation of Heritage Objects,
    National Museum of Krakow; Dr Haida Liang, Reader in Physics,
    Nottingham Trent University; Dr Bertrand Lavedrine, Director,
    Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections
    (CRCC-CNRS), Paris; Dr Han Neevel, Senior Conservation
    Scientist, Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency, Amersfoort;
    Boris Pretzel, Principal Scientist, Victoria and Albert Museum,
    London.

    A working session with George Gawlinski, Planning Together
    Associates to build collaborations and explore the research
    agenda.

The conference coincided with the culmination of a five-year Tate
research project funded by the Department for Business, Innovation
and Skills (BIS) Public Sector Research Exploitation Fund.

Dr. Pip Laurenson
Head of Collection Care Research
Tate
Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
+44 207887 8776
+44 796606 2962


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