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Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group
Triennial Programme 2017-2020

Working Group Activities and Projects 2017–2020:

 

Specific themes for investigation/ideas

  • Ethical and theoretical aspects in the conservation of Contemporary Art – links are being explored with Theory and History of Conservation Working Group
  • Preservation of biological materials in contemporary art - possible connections with Natural History Collections Working Group will be explored
  • Synthetic textiles, technology and preservation - possible connections with Textiles Working Group will be explored
  • Education in contemporary art possible connections with Education and Training in Conservation Working Group will be explored

 Projects

Meetings:

  • Organize an interim meeting on the theme of preservation of biological materials in contemporary art. Venue and partners TBD. Publish postprints.

Communications:

  • Create and maintain FaceBook page
  • Circulate information through e-mails, website, Working Group newsletters, FaceBook page

General:

  • Increase synergies and explore possible collaborations (joint meetings, joint sessions at Triennial Conference) with Paintings, Theory and History of Conservation, Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decorations and Textile Working Groups.

 

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