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Call for Papers: Two-day Symposium on “Collecting and Conserving Performance Art”

Saturday 01 August 2015 (Categories: Non ICOM/ICOM-CC, Modern Materials and Contemporary Art)

In June 2016, the specialty group Modern Art and Cultural Heritage (MKKM) of the German Association of Conservator-Restorers (VDR) will host an international, two-day symposium on the topic of collecting and conserving performance art. The symposium will be held in English and will take place at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany.

Interested authors are invited to submit an abstract. All abstracts must be submitted in English. Papers may not be presented or published elsewhere prior to the symposium. Subsequently to the symposium, qualifying papers are intended to be published in a peer-reviewed, electronic publication, edited and published by the VDR.

Deadline for abstract submission: August 31, 2015

Send abstract to:
Abstracts should include:
- Title of presentation
- Name and contact information of all authors
- Abstract text: approx. 400-500 words

The abstracts will be reviewed by the conference committee and authors will be notified by October 15, 2015.

Please direct all questions to the conference committee at

Conference committee: Andrea Sartorius, Esther Rapoport, Eva Rieß, Joanna Phillips


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