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Symposium on textile conservation

From: Sarah Clayton <sarah.clayton>
Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2002
AICCM Textile Symposium 2002
Queensland, Australia
August 19-20, 2002

The Australian Institute for Conservation of Cultural Materials
(AICCM) Textile Special Interest Group is holding its inaugural
symposium, to be held on August 19-20, 2002, at BinnaBurra Lodge,
Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia.  Registration in due
by the 19th of July 2002.  The symposium aims to promote a broader
awareness of the variety of work carried out by textile conservators
and is aimed at the textile conservation community in Australasia.
The 19 papers demonstrate the diversity of conservation treatments
carried out by textile conservators, the list of papers are as

    Kristin Phillips and Sophie Parker, Artlab
        Public Moments, Private Lives: An Exhibition of Costume for
        the Davey Family, Migration Museum

    Catherine Challenor, Australian War Memorial
        Just how do you apply routine treatments to a large and
        fragile textile?

    Judith Andrewartha, National Museum of Australia
        Life Without a Textile Programme Officer

    Dr. Michael Marendy
        Conservation of the Sir Samuel Walker Griffith Costume

    Sarah Clayton, Australian War Memorial
    Stefanie Woodruff, National Gallery of Australia
        How Best to Support the Weary Warrior and the Tired
        Ballerina Charis Tyrrel, National Gallery of Australia

    Bronwyn Cosgrove
        NATCC Conference 2002

    Rangi Te Kanawa, Private Conservator
        Conservation of Maori Textiles Decorated with Traditional

    Stefanie Woodruff, National Gallery of Australia
        Travelling with Textiles--Are We There Yet?

    Jo Francis, Australian War Memorial
        Life's A Bleach

    Wendy Dodd, Australian War Memorial
    Ward, National Gallery of Australia
        A review of some textile conservation treatments after 20

    Kate Douglas, National Gallery of Victoria
        History, description, identification and presentation of
        three items from the 'Twister' exhibition

    Charis Tyrrel, National Gallery of Australia
        Conservation of the William Morris Woven Textile--Peacock
        and Dragon

    Tracey Wedge, Private Conservator, New Zealand
        Conservation Treatment of the 58th Regimental Flag: Reversal
        of a Previous Adhesive Treatment using a Poultice Technique

    Jane Wild, National Gallery of Australia
        The Unwritten Chapter

    Carmella Mollica, National Museum of Australia
        Conservation Treatment of a Ladies 1870's Silk Costume

    Amanda Pagliarino
        Textile Care in a Tropical Environment

    Solitaire Sani, National Gallery of Australia
        The Scientific Dating and Conservation of an Indian Textile

    Wendy Dodd, Sarah Clayton
        Pressure Mounts

Registration information and forms are available by contacting:

    Sarah Clayton
    Textiles and Soft Organic Objects Conservator
    Australian War Memorial
    PO Box 345
    Canberra, ACT 2601
    +61 62 43 44 20
    Fax: +61 62 41 79 98
    sarah.clayton [at] awm__gov__au

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