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Call for presentations--ICOM-CC Paintings Working Group

From: Tiarna Doherty <tdoherty<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Call for presentations and participation in ICOM-CC Paintings
Working Group

Conservation documentation: on-going projects and perspectives

This one-day meeting will focus on on-going projects and
perspectives in the field of conservation documentation. It will be
held at the Wallace Collection in London on 19 September 2009
following the Conference "Studying Old Master Paintings: Technology
and Practice at the National Gallery, London (16-18 September 2009).

Digital technology challenges conservators to develop new models and
strategies for the documentation of art technological, conservation
and scientific information; it also opens new perspectives for
research, information sharing and dissemination. In this one-day
session we will address recent developments in museum documentation
systems, international projects and daily conservation practice. In
so doing, we intend to stimulate discussion regarding the creation,
management and dissemination of documentary information of art
technological and conservation aspects of painted works of art.
Therefore, the presentation and discussion of initiatives, works in
progress will be discussed.

Presentations on the following issues are particularly welcome:

    New initiatives and technologies for study and documentation
    Conservation documentation models
    Methodologies for sharing and dissemination of documentation
    across institutions and international borders
    Sustainability of digital documentation

It is foreseen that presentations should not exceed 15 minutes each.

Note: There will be a small charge for participation in this meeting
to cover the operating costs.

If you are interested in presenting or participating please notify
the coordinators by 10 April 2009:

    Tiarna Doherty <tdoherty<-at->getty<.>edu> or
    Gunnar Heydenreich <gunnar.heydenreich<-at->stadt<.>duesseldorf<.>de>

Abstracts of the presentation or project information may be
submitted in English, French or Spanish. They should include: title,
author name(s), address, email and abstract text. Illustrations and
references may be used but the entire abstract should not exceed one
page.  A copy of all the accepted abstracts will be provided to the
meeting participants. There is no official publication foreseen.

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