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Conference on authenticity and conservation

From: Erma Hermens <erma.hermens<-a>
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
"Authenticity in Transition: Changing Practices in Contemporary Art
    Making and Conservation"
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
1-2 December 2014

Organised by the University of Glasgow, and the Glasgow School of
Art, this two-day conference will take the shape of an intense
workshop with short talks, comments and discussion, all concerning
how changing artistic practice affects our interpretation,
conservation, and curation of contemporary art, with a special
reference to a shifting concept of authenticity and artistic intent.

Registration is now open.

The programme is aimed at conservators, curators, researchers,
museum professionals, artists and students in the field of
contemporary art making, conservation, curation, research.

To register (Early Bird Fee until October 15, 2014) please go to the
conference webpage where we will also post updates on the programme:


Discussion panels may include:

    The artist's view on processes, materials, collaboration,

    Shifting authenticities of process and materiality in
    contemporary art practice

    Collaborative, participatory, performative, social processes in
    contemporary art production

    Distributed practices: from fabrication and collaboration to

    Innovation: Smart materials and collaborative practices with
    scientists, engineers and designers

    Historical perspectives: impacts of changing artistic practice
    on conservation, curation and art history

We hope to welcome many of you to Glasgow, to join us at the Glasgow
School of Art.  For any queries please contact
erma.hermens<-a t->glasgow< . >ac< . >uk or fr.robertson<-a t->gsa< . >ac< . >uk

This event is part of the NeCCAR programme (Network for Contemporary
Art Conservation and Research) which is an international network
funded by the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), see:


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