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Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation – Plastics Associated with Photographic Materials: Workshops and Symposium

Friday 12 February 2016 (Categories: Non ICOM/ICOM-CC, Photographic Materials)

The next Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation – Plastics Associated with Photographic Materials: Workshops and Symposium - is March 14 - 18, 2016 at the Center for Creative Photography (CCP), University of Arizona, Tucson

The symposium on March 16th - 17th will include 19 presentations, delivered in four sessions:

Session I: History, Identification, and Material Characterization of Transparent Film Supports

Session II: Preservation of Transparent Film Supports

Session III: Plastics Associated with Photographic Prints

Session IV: Plastic Secondary Supports for Contemporary Photographs

Limited space is available in the workshops on March 14th and 18th. The Contemporary Plastic Supports Workshop and Photographic Negatives Workshop are both being offered on each date.

Tours will be taking place in association with this program in the afternoon on March 15th. The tours highlight two unique cultural institutions and two unique research laboratories at the University of Arizona; Center for Creative Photography, Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and the Conservation Lab at the Arizona State Museum.

A full description of the event including the symposium schedule, workshop and tour descriptions, and registration information is available online (below).

Information ad registration

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