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Subject: Conference: Authenticity in Transition: Changing practices in art making and conservation--addendum

Conference: Authenticity in Transition: Changing practices in art making and conservation--addendum

From: Erma Hermens <erma.hermens<-a>
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
"Authenticity in Transition: Changing practices in art making and
Reid Lecture theatre
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
1-2 December 2014

Programme: We are delighted to announce that Jill Sterret, Director
of Collections and Conservation, and head of The Artists Initiative,
will open our conference, and we are pleased to post our full

For more info and registration go to


1 December 2014

    8.30-9.20           Registration

    9.20-9.30           Welcome

    9.30-10.10          Dr Jill Sterrett
                        Director of Collections and Conservation,
                        San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Title

                            Jill leads the The Artist Initiative, a
                            long-term project that will involve deep
                            collaborations with living artists and
                            put their voices at the center of a more
                            integrated, evolving approach to
                            conservation and collections research,
                            funded by the Mellon Foundation.

    10.10-11.10         Panel 1

                            "Conservation of contemporary art: from
                            concepts to practice, Cloaca by Wim

                                Dr Muriel Verbeeck
                                Professor L'Ecole Superieure des
                                Arts (ESA) Saint-Luc Liege,
                                Scientific Editor of CeROArt, and
                                Nico Broers, Lecturer ESA Saint-Luc
                                Liege, Belgium

                            "When the critical reception won't let
                            go of the inaugural exhibition: The case
                            of the fragmentation of Mike Kelley's
                            Day Is Done"

                                Dr Ariane Noel de Tilly
                                Emily Carr University of Art +
                                Design, Vancouver, Canada

                            "Keeping Her Real: Conservation of
                            Julian Opie's Suzanne Walking in Leather
                            Skirt (2007)"

                                Joanna Shepard
                                Head of Conservation, Dublin City
                                Gallery The Hugh Lane, Ireland

    11.10-11.45         Coffee/tea

    11.45-13.00         Panel 2

                            "Shaping a collection of current art.
                            Between curator and the artist:a problem
                            of authority"

                                Agnieszka Wielocha
                                conservator Museum of Modern Art,
                                Warsaw, Poland

                            "The Legalities of Authenticity and
                            Contemporary Art"

                                Jean Brown
                                Northumbria University, Newcastle

                            "Stills and Touches.  Merging concepts
                            of authenticity of the conservator,
                            creators and curators in a very private

                                Magdalena Grenda
                                Paper conservator, Warsaw Rising

                            "Authorship and Intentionality in the
                            Contemporary Art Museum"

                                Dr Glenn Wharton
                                Clinical Associate Professor, Museum
                                Studies, New York University

    13.00-14.00         Lunch

    14.00-15.00         Panel 3

                            "The conservation of the Cybernetic
                            Tower of Nicolas Schoffer: between the
                            continuity and historicity of the

                                Manon D'haenens
                                Conservator contemporary art,
                                University of Liege, Belgium

                            "Good Vibrations: Conserving Soto's
                            Grande muro panoramico vibrante"

                                Dr Paolo Martore
                                Independent researcher, free-lance
                                curator, Italy

                            "Authenticity in transition: shifting
                            authenticities in re-performance"

                                Christine Baviere
                                Contemporary art conservator,
                                Avignon, France

    15.00-15.45         Panel 4: Poster session

                        Short talks by poster presenters

    15.45.00-16.30      Tea/coffee and Posters

    16.30-17.30         Panel 5

                        Discussion round table: tbc

    18.00-20.00         Reception

2 December 2014

    8.45-9.15           Registration

    9.15-9.45           Opening keynote
                        "The Aesthetics of Change: On the Relative
                        Duration of the Impermanent and Critical
                        Thinking in Conservation"

                            Dr Hanna Holling
                            Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professor,
                            Cultures of Conservation, Bard Graduate
                            Center: Decorative Arts, Design History,
                            Material Culture, New York

    9.45-11.00          Panel 6

                            "Designed to exist in passing time: the
                            evolving authenticity of Robert
                            Rauschenberg's Black Paintings"

                                Jennifer Hickey
                                William R. Leisher Fellow in
                                Paintings Conservation, National
                                Gallery of Art, Washington DC

                            "Through the conservator's lens: a
                            digitally reproduced airbrushed

                                Sanneke Stigter
                                Lecturer and researcher Modern and
                                Contemporary Art, University of

                            "Mind the gap: Recognizing the material
                            legacy of transitional art practice"

                                Dr Dawn V. Rogala
                                Paintings Conservator, Smithsonian
                                Institution, Museum Conservation

                            "Street Art: Its evolving materials and
                            a consideration of how necessity is the
                            mother of invention"

                                Will Shank
                                Conservation Resources Management,
                                Barcelona and San Francisco

    11.15-11.45         Tea/Coffee

    11.45-13.00         Panel 7

                        "Tracing authenticity in the computational
                        age by looking at alliances in net art

                            Dr Annet Dekker
                            tutor Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
                            and Researcher Digital Preservation
                            Tate, London

                        "Artist's experiments with new materials in
                        works of art: How to preserve intent and

                            Dr Monika Jadzinska
                            Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

                        "Motors matter: Electro-Mechanical devices
                        in contemporary art preservation.  Two case

                            Laura Calvi
                            Researcher at Museo del Novecento, Milan

                            Iolanda Ratti
                            Curator Museo del Novecento, Milan and
                            reseacher at Hangar Bicocca, Milan

                            Roberto Dipasquale
                            Senior technician and conservator,
                            Attitudine Forma, Turin

    13.00-14.00         Lunch

    14.00-14.40         Panel 8

                        "Connecting practices of preservation:
                        exploring authenticities in contemporary
                        music and performance art"

                            Andreia Nogueira and
                            Helia Marcal
                            Department of Conservation and
                            Restoration, Faculty of Science and
                            Technology/Art History
                            Institute/Sociology and Musical
                            Aesthetics Research Center, Faculty of
                            Social and Human Sciences, Universidade
                            Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, and Faculty of
                            Psychology, Universidade de Lisboa,

                        "Shifting authenticities in socially engaged
                        contemporary art"

                            Dr Rebecca Gordon
                            Researcher, sessional lecturer,
                            University of Glasgow

    14.40-15.20         Panel 9

                        Artists' discussion Round Table: Authorship,
                        an authenticity issue?

    15.20-15.45         Tea/coffee

    15.45-16.45         Panel 10

                            "Identifying aesthetic and technological
                            thresholds in the restoration of
                            contemporary art"

                                Tiarna Doherty and
                                L. H. (Hugh) Shockey, Jr.
                                Lunder Conservation Center,
                                Smithsonian American Art Museum,
                                Washington DC

                            "A conservator's thoughts on 'How to
                            preserve Authenticity in transition' in

                                Stephanie de Roemer
                                Conservator (3-D Art) Sculpture/
                                Installation Art, Glasgow
                                Life/Glasgow Museums

                            "Blind spots in contemporary art
                            conservation.  Results of an
                            interdisciplinary workshop"

                                Julia Giebeler M.A.
                                Conservator and research assistant
                                at Cologne Institute of Conservation
                                Sciences, Cologne

                                Nora Krause
                                Conservator, Collection Management,
                                KAI 10 - Arthena Foundation,

                                Prof. Dr. Gunnar Heydenreich
                                Cologne University of Applied
                                Sciences, Cologne Institute of
                                Conservation Sciences, Cologne

    16.45-17.15         Closing keynote lecture (title tbc)

                                Prof Renee van de Vall
                                Professor Arts and Media, Faculty of
                                Arts and Social Sciences, University
                                of Maastricht

    17.15-17.30         Closing and farewell

Contact: erma.hermens<-a t->glasgow< . >ac< . >uk and fr.robertson<-a t->gsa< . >ac< . >uk

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