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Course on care and identification of photographs

From: Griet Kockelkoren <griet.kockelkoren<-at->
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Course
"Recognising Photographic Processes and Caring for Photographic
    Collections"
Antwerp, Belgium
12-14 June 2012

Tutor(s): Ann Deckers - Herman Maes

Number of participants: 12
Price: UKP365.00

Language: English.

Subscribe via

    <URL:http://www.academicprojects.co.uk>

This workshop has limited seats, so don't be late.

For more detail see:

    <URL:http://www.academicprojects.co.uk/course-details.php?courseID=768>

The Flemish Interface Centre for Cultural Heritage, Brussels (FARO)
is offering this 3 day course at the FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen.
Mainstream analogue and digital photographic processes will be
explained, illustrated and discussed using examples from the large
collection at the disposal of the tutors at the FotoMuseum. Methods
for the preventive care of photographs and photographic collections
also will be discussed and will be seen in action.

Target audience: Collection caretakers (curators), everyone else
interested in conservation and registration of Photographic
documents and object and heritage conservators/restorers. And off
course everyone with a love for analogue and digital photographic
processes and the history of photography.
No background knowledge is necessary.

Why you should attend: Photographic documents have find their way in
to our heritage collections, as well as our personal ones. Images
speak more than words, but when it comes to looking at them as
objects and explaining the material/technical aspects, they puzzle
many of us.  We often feel like the 'paper' pictures we have at the
moment, will probably stay with us forever. But what happens when
these bright and shiny images start to fade, change color, show
cracks, even start to smell and you notice other objects in the
direct area are deteriorating much more faster than should
'normally' be expected? Many photos not only need special attention
when it comes to preventive conservation; what delays the decay of
one photograph might accelerate the aging of another. Therefore, it
is essential that these various types of photographs are properly
identified.

But how do you begin to look at these intriguing but complex
objects?  That is where this workshop comes in; so be there and get
to know your own collection and objects, their nature and their
needs. Methods for the preventive care of photographs and
photographic collections also will be discussed and will be seen in
action. Mainstream analogue and digital photographic processes will
be explained, illustrated and discussed using examples from the
large collection at the disposal of the tutors at the FotoMuseum.
And maybe there can be a little piece of history revealed just by
examining how it is made and which materials where used...

Organization:

    Photography Museum in Antwerp
    FARO. Flemish interface centre for cultural heritage.
    International Academic Projects (IAP)

Tutors: Ann Deckers and Herman Maes

    Ann Deckers:
    Photograph conservator at FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen.

        Ann studied photograph conservation at the Royal Academy of
        Fine Arts in Antwerp and cultural management at the
        University of Antwerp. She has worked for the FotoMuseum
        Antwerp since 2000 and is a guest lecturer at the VSPW
        Library School in Ghent.

    Herman Maes
    Senior Conservator, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam

Flemish Interface centre for cultural heritage (FARO)
Priemstraat 51
BE-1000 Brussels
Belgium
+32 2 213 10 60
Fax: +32 2 213 10 99

Griet Kockelkoren
Consultant - preventive conservation
+32 2 213 10 86


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