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Call for papers--Symposium on the meaning of materials in modern and contemporary art

From: Katherine Rosenthal <kathrosenthal<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Call for Papers
The Meaning of Materials in Modern and Contemporary Art
2012 AICCM Paintings Group and 20th Century in Paint Symposium
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art
Brisbane, Australia
10-11 December 2012

In 2012, the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural
Materials (AICCM) Paintings Special Interest Group symposium will be
combined with the final year symposium for The Twentieth Century in
Paint Australia Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project. The event
coincides with the opening of the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of
Modern Art's seventh "Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art" on
8 December 2012 and its weekend of opening events from 8-9 December
2012

Symposium Themes

    Artists' intent toward their materials

    The impact of Asia Pacific culture and geography on artists'
    material choices

    The effect of tropical climates on materials

    The conservation implications of material choices

The symposium will focus on painters, but will include discussion of
other media.

Abstract Submissions The organising committee now invites abstracts
for papers to be presented at the symposium. Symposium proceedings
will be published as post prints and accepted authors will be
required to submit full papers for peer review and publication by 21
December 2012.

All intending presenters are required to:

    Download and complete a proposal form from the meeting website
    at
    <URL:http://www.20thcpaint.org/data/2012AICCM_Abstract_Proposal.doc>

    Submit a completed abstract proposal by Friday 11 May 2012 via
    email to Anne Carter <anne.carter<-at->qag<.>qld<.>gov<.>au>

Further information on the event and key dates can be found on the
symposium website

    <URL:http://www.20thcpaint.org/event-2012AICCM.jsp>

For further information contact:

    Anne Carter
    Conservator, Paintings
    Queensland Art Gallery
    Gallery of Modern Art
    Brisbane, Australia
    anne.carter<-at->qag<.>qld<.>gov<.>au


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