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Conference on mold

From: Christina Meier <meierchristina<-a>
Date: Friday, March 4, 2005
Mould on paper: Biological bases, health endangerment, simple
detection and possibilities of treatment in conservation practice
Schorfheide near by Berlin/Germany
Jun 14-16, 2005

Language: German

Restorers find mold in their practice very frequently and not rarely
we stand with uncertainty before this problem, despite experience
and training.

In this seminar, paper and book conservators learn the necessary
biological bases and knowledge of these organisms. Whereupon
constructing simple ways of identification in conservation practice
and current and historical treatments are pointed out and evaluated
from a microbiological and conservation viewpoint. The seminar is
also suitable for freelancer, since simple methods are shown and
discussed, which are feasible in each workshop.

The participant will have the possibility to analyse the correct
approach on their own objects during this seminar. The costs of the
seminar for each participants include five sampling-test kits,
handout, three overnight accommodations in the seminar house
(minimum double room), catering, evaluation of the microbiological
samplings from objects after the seminar and, if not differently
indicated, all materials.

Costs: inclusive 3 overnight accommodations, catering, materials,
Handout and evaluation: 355.00 Euro.

For registration, participants should send the usual data, job
title, institution, email address and kind of the object.
Consultation about adequate packing for the objects before the
beginning is possible (without charge).

Deadline for registration: May 5, 2005
Number of participants: 10 persons maximum

For further information feel free to contact me or see

Christina Meier
Conservator/Restorer for book and paper
Microbiologic and conservation consultancy in mould problems on
    mobile art objects
Jagerstrasse 12
12209 Berlin
+49 64 477 4000

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