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Courses at Centre for Photographic Conservation

From: Angela H. Moor <xfa59<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
2013 Professional development courses in Historic Photograph
    Preservation and Conservation
The Centre for Photographic Conservation
233 Stanstead Road
London SE23 1HU
England
+44 20 8690 3678
cphotoconservation<-at->cpc-moor<.>com

The Centre will offer career and professional development courses
and workshops from February to August 2013 on aspects of the
preservation and conservation of historic photographs. The Centre
offers conservators and other heritage professionals, specialist
training in this challenging field.

Preservation and Conservation of Photographic Materials
Ref: 100/1
13 May - 28 June 2013

    A seven-week Certificated career and professional development
    foundational course for experienced conservators and
    conservation students.

Preventive Conservation of Photographic Materials (Theory)
Ref: 100/2
11-14 February 2013
or
22-25 April 2013

    An intensive four-day course covering the identification, causes
    of degradation, conservation treatment options, handling, usage,
    exhibition and storage of photographic materials.

Identification of Historic Photographic Processes
Ref: 100/4
18-21 February 2013
or
20-23 May 2013

    A four-day in-depth examination of the process and visual
    material and degradation characteristics necessary for the
    identification of historic photographic processes.

Master Class I:  Advanced Photographic Conservation Techniques
Ref 100/5
8 July - 2 August 2013

    An intensive four-week workshop for experienced conservators
    introducing advanced practical skills and current knowledge and
    developments in the preservation and conservation of paper based
    photographic images. Preference will be given to past
    participants of The Centre's foundational "Certificated" course.
    (Ref: 100/1).

Rediscovering Historic Photographic Processes
Ref: 100/7
15-19 April 2013
or
13-17 May 2013

    A five-day practical workshop providing the opportunity to
    relive the excitement experienced by the pioneers of photography
    combined with a user friendly grounding in photo-chemistry.
    Participants will develop further their aesthetic appreciation
    of early photography, increase their understanding of
    photo-chemistry and acquire the manipulative skills needed to
    produce historic photographic processes including the photogenic
    drawing, calotype, salted paper print, direct positive,
    cyanotype and the albumen print. Each participant produces a
    portfolio of unique images utilising each process undertaken.

Master Class II:  Going Deeper
Ref: 100/5A
14 January - 8 February 2013

    In response to requests from previous Master Class I
    participants to go deeper, this four-week practical workshop is
    for experienced conservators to further develop advanced
    hands-on skills, knowledge and experience in the interventive
    conservation treatment of paper based photographic images.
    Preference will be given to past participants of The Centre's
    Master Class I (Ref 100/5).

Suppressed Storage Environments, Systems and Materials for
Photographic Albums, Prints, Glass and Plastic Negatives and
Positives including Colour.
Ref: 100/17
2-4 April 2013

    This three-day course is aimed at heritage professionals with a
    responsibility for the care, usage and extended-term
    preservation of photographic collections. Given the current
    economic climate with its limitations on both monetary and human
    resources the need to address the needs of collections as a
    whole is paramount; utilising available resources to maximum
    effect. Given the material diversity of photographic processes
    within collections there is the added confusion as to which
    storage materials and systems, and which environment; a common
    environment or mixed environments, should we use?

    This course will aim to pull together all available knowledge
    and address the needs of photography with a view to imparting
    clear guidelines on the choice of storage materials, systems and
    environments including suppressed temperature and relative
    humidity storage.

Preservation and Conservation of Albums and Photographically
Illustrated Printed Books
Ref: 100/9
18-20 March 2013

    A three-day course looking at the development, history, design,
    structure, materials, use, handling and the preservation and
    conservation treatment of photographic albums, photographically
    illustrated printed books and photographically illustrated
    books. The course is structured for all heritage professionals
    with the responsibility care and conservation of these diverse,
    vulnerable and problematic artefacts.

Class sizes are small all participants receive a Handbook containing
notes and other related information. More detailed information,
course outlines, fees and application forms may be found on The
Centre's web site at:

    <URL:http://www.cpc.moor.dial.pipex.com>

Angela Moor
Conservation Administrator
The Centre for Photographic Conservation


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