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Subject: Call for papers--Printed media

Call for papers--Printed media

From: Nancy Purinton <nancy_purinton<-a>
Date: Monday, November 14, 2005
Call for Papers
Printed on Paper:
The Techniques, History and Conservation of Printed Media

This conference aims to bring together a wide range of experience
and expertise to expand the vocabulary on the broad subject of
printed ink on paper--imagery and text, historic and modern. The
conference organizers invite papers from a diverse group of
professionals who study and care for printed media including
curators, conservators, historians, librarians and conservation
scientists. Possible subjects include artworks, commercial and
reproductive processes, maps, illustrations, prints that imitate
photographs, text, and computer generated media.

Presentations may explore the following:

    Materials and production of printed media

    Historical or cultural context of printed media

    Commercial context of printed media

    Studies of commercial printing processes

    Printed media that imitate, or reproduce, other media such as
    photographs, paintings or even other prints

    Conservation treatment of printed media

    Analog and digital printing technologies

    Intersection between traditionally distinct media such as
    photography and printmaking

    State-of-the-art in printing and printmaking

    Concepts about what constitutes an original, an edition, a

The conference is a coordinated effort by the American Institute for
Conservation Book and Paper Group and the MA Conservation of Fine
Art Program, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Northumbria
University. The conference will be held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
September 7, 2007. Presentations will be approximately 25 minutes
in length. There will be a publication of conference proceedings.
Proposals of up to 500 words should be sent (electronically
preferred) by February 28, 2006 to:

    Nancy Purinton
    Paper Conservator
    National Park Service
    Harpers Ferry Center
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    nancy_purinton<-a t->nps< . >gov

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