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Subject: Call for abstracts--Conference on textile and costume conservation

Call for abstracts--Conference on textile and costume conservation

From: Jerome Maeckelbergh <theatermacker<-at->
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Call for abstracts

International conference

"Costume Preservation in Museum, Theatre and Fashion"

Breda's Museum
Chassepark Breda
Parade 12-14
4811 DZ Breda
Friday 4 April 2014


This is  international conference held by Organizations
Internationale des Scenographes Techniciens et Architectes de
Theatre (International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre
Architects and Technicians)

The conference will explore research and treatment, handling and
display of historical theatre/film costumes and preservation of
textiles. Topics should include, but are not limited to, challenging
or innovative conservation projects, examining the issues faced and
solutions found to deliver these projects. Papers highlighting
ethical, display and handling issues are also encouraged.

Abstracts should include the purpose or aim of the project, the
methodology, the principle findings and a conclusion. Also inform
about time needed for the presentation. If more than one speaker is
involved in the presentation, please ensure that names, addresses
and contact details of all authors are included, and indicate who
the main contact and speaker will be.

Conference language: English

Abstracts, counting no more than 300 words and specifying the
format, audiovisual requirements and time needed for the
presentation, should be e-mailed by 1 December 2013 to:

    Tina Matulessy
    Head Textile Conservation
    Breda's Museum

Call for Presentations
"Costume Design in Performance"

International presentations offered to theatreurope Thursday 3 April
2014 in Brussels and Saturday 5 April 2014 in Antwerp.

In Antwerp as well as in Brussels we want to offer presentations for
students as well as professionals in Costume Design, as prove of
international OISTAT support to local education and profession.

There is no strict subject definition, you just send an abstract,
counting no more than 300 words, that explain the content of your
presentation. The average time for each presentation is planned to
be 30 minutes. Please specify the format, expected time needed, and
mention the audiovisual requirements of the presentation. This
should be e-mailed right away to

    Jerome Maeckelbergh
    Contact person theatreurope


Wednesday 2 April
Arrival day Antwerp

18:00 - 19:30
at the "The Dark Night"
                                Welcome Drink for the CDG delegates
                                and other participants of the whole
                                program, informal meeting

19:30 - 22:00                   Dinner at The Dark Night

Thursday 3 April 2014

    09:00 - 10:00               Bus trip to Brussels

    10:00 - 12:00               Brussels Museum of Art and History:
                                unique visit to exquisite costume
                                collection of Chinese Opera and
                                Japanese Noh theatre

    12:00 - 13:00               Lunch at canteen La Monnaie (to be

    13:00 - 14:30               Visit to costume workshop of
                                Brussels' opera house La Monnaie

    15:00 - 17:00               Visit to Isabelle De Borchgraeve's

    17:30 - 19:00               Academie Royal des Beaux Arts:
    textile design

                                Open discussion between CDG
                                delegates and students

    19:00 - 20:00               Bus back to Antwerp

    20:00 - 22:30               Dinner at The Dark Night

Friday 4 April
Breda (Netherlands)

    08:45 - 09:30               Bus trip to Breda's Museum (CDG
                                delegates, students and Fashion

    10:00 - 13:00               Symposium  "Costume Preservation in
                                Museum, Theatre and Fashion"

    13:00 - 14:00               Lunch at Breda's Museum combined
                                with opportunity to visit the
                                exhibition Isabelle De Borchgrave

    14:00 - 17:00               Continuation Symposium

    17:00 - 18:30               Visit workshop  "Coup(e) de Theatre
                                led by Leanne van Deurzen

    18:30 - 22:00               Dinner Sound and Color in Breda's
                                Museum combined with opportunity to
                                visit the exhibition Isabelle De

    22:00 - 23:00               Bus back to Antwerp

Saturday 5 April

    09:30 - 12:30               Costume Design Group business
                                meeting at "The Dark Night"

    12:30 - 14:00               Lunch at MOdeMUseum

    14:00 - 15:00               Visit to MOdeMUseum, the fashion
                                museum of Antwerp and visit to
                                Fashion Design course at the Antwerp
                                Royal Academy of Fine Arts

    15:00 - 17:30               Presentations from our international
                                Theatre Costume Designers for the
                                Fashion students, Scenography
                                students (costume and stage design)
                                and the Conservation and Restoration

    17:30 - 19:30               Antwerp Fashion Walk starting from
                                MOdeMUseum, linked up with Window

    19:30 to 22:                00 Dinner somewhere in town followed
                                by last drink at The Dark Night

Sunday 6 April

    09:00 - 12:00               Costume Design Group business
                                meeting at "The Dark Night"

                                Departure Time or extra program in

    12:00 - 14:00               Market at Theaterplein and lunch at
                                or around market place

    14:00 - 15:30               Visit Rubens house

    16:00 - 17:30               Visit to (3 options: Plantin and
                                Moretus museum, Mayer Van Den Bergh
                                museum, MAS museum)

    17:30 - ...                 Walk through historic Antwerp: old
                                Pubs with dinner possibilities`

Monday 7 April 2014             Departure day or Ghent or Bruges
                                extra program

Tuesday 8 April 2014            Departure day or Bruges or Ghent
                                extra program

Wednesday 9 April 2014          Departure day

Jerome is the contact point for organizing accommodation. The sooner
you subscribe, the more he has the possibility to negotiate a better
price. Dinners will be organized with all CDG members together in
one location.

Looking forward to welcome you,

Tina Matulessy
Breda's Museum

Jerome Maeckelbergh

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