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Symposium on art technological research

From: Mark Clarke <mark<-at->
Date: Monday, August 13, 2012
"Making and transforming art: changes in artists' materials and
Brussels-Belgium, KIK-IRPA
22-23 November 2012

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA) is honoured to
host the interim meeting of the ICOM-CC working group on Art
Technological Source Research (ATSR).  The colloquium is intended
for all scholars who are interested in art technology: conservators,
art- historians, scientists, technical art historians and artists.
This conference is the fifth in a successful series of interim
meetings of the ATSR working group: Amsterdam (2004), Madrid (2006),
Glasgow (2008) and Vienna (2010).

The aim of the interim meeting is primarily to provide a forum for
discussion of art technological source research, exploring artists'
practice as recorded in technical treatises, manuals, correspondence
and journals, and also in images such as photographs, films or
prints. The focus of this year's meeting the transformation of
artists' materials and works of art, as documented in visual and
written sources.

Main colloquium topics

    Interpretation of sources on artistic techniques;

    Transformations of works of art and materials;

    Linking sources on artistic techniques to analysis of materials;

    Classification, recording and access: inventories and databases.


The call for papers is now closed, and the final programme is
available for download as a PDF document




Publication: It is intended that Archetype Publications Ltd. will
again publish the conference post-print book.


Registration is open to all on


It is not necessary to be a member of ICOM-CC to register.

Further details from atsr5<-at->kikirpa<.>be

Helene Dubois (KIK-IRPA)
Mark Clarke (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

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