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Symposium on Asian lacquer

From: Patrick C. Ravines <ravinepc<-at->
Date: Friday, July 20, 2012
Call for papers
Asian Lacquer International Symposium
Buffalo, New York
20-24 May 2013

The Asian Lacquer International Symposium will be held in Buffalo,
New York, USA, in May 2013 and is being organized by the State
University of New York College at Buffalo (Buffalo State) Art
Conservation and Design Departments and the Burchfield Penney Art
Center.

The conference will be highly multidisciplinary, exploring all
aspects of Asian lacquers including the art and craft of working
with lacquers, history, conservation, chemistry, and material
properties of urushi.  The format will be a mix of demonstrations,
lectures and poster presentations.

Submissions of themed presentations on all aspects of Asian lacquer
are welcome, including:

    Working practices of artists
    Traditional and modern methodology
    Art history
    Examination
    Conservation treatment
    Scientific analysis
    Challenges of economic supply

The deadline for submission is 2 January 2013.  Please send
abstracts for your presentations including the following:

    Title

    Author(s) name(s) and contact info.

    Indicate choice of whether an oral presentation or poster is
    preferred

    An abstract of no more than 350 words outlining the purpose,
    methodology, findings, and conclusions

    Artists may submit 2 JPEG or TIFF images of their work, each
    under 2 MB.

Email to Corina Rogge <roggece<-at->buffalostate<.>edu>

Submissions will be reviewed by a committee composed of
conservators, artists/ designers and scientists. After the
conference, papers based upon oral presentations will be submitted
for peer-review and publication in 'symposium papers'.

Those interested in participating and attending are invited to read
about the symposium at

    <URL:http://artconservation.buffalostate.edu>


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