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CALL FOR PAPERS 2019 ICOM-CC Photographic Materials Working Group Interim Meeting Joint with AIC-Photographic Materials Group Biannual Meeting

Wednesday 18 July 2018 (Categories: ICOM-CC, Photographic Materials)


CALL FOR PAPERS: 2019 ICOM-CC Photographic Materials Working Group with AIC-Photographic Materials Group JOINT MEETING 19-23 February, 2019

New York City, New York, USA - The World’s Photograph Conservators Coming Together!

Theme: “How and Why: Photograph Conservation Today”

• When to treat an object and to what extent

• What influence does the context of our work place (e.g. museum, archive, regional lab, private practice) have on decision making?

• Conservation for the art market, museums, and private collectors owners; similarities and differences

• Ethical and contextual considerations and influences

• Material and non-material contingency

• Relevance in the age of re-printing

• Connecting to your community

• Fundraising

• Conservation advocacy in the workplace and community

Submission Requirements:                 -Abstracts 500 words or less;               -Preferred presentation format (see below). If both formats, give order of preference;                                       -Speaker biography 300 words or less; -Name(s) of speaker(s) and any co-author(s);                                            -Institution/company;                        - Postition title;                                   -Contact e-mail address and telephone number;

Presentation Formats:                    -20-minute talks;                               -7-minute lightning-round session;     -Language: English.

Location:                                           -New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - Bruno Walter Auditorium. 111 Amsterdam Ave. (Between 64th and 65th St.) Manhattan, NY, USA

Important Dates:

7 September, 2018: Abstract Submission Deadline

14 October, 2018: Decisions Posted

20-22 February, 2019: 2-1/2 days of talks

19 and 23 February, 2019: Tours and Social Events


Tatiana Cole - AIC Photographic Materials Group Program Chair

Diana Diaz - ICOM-CC Photographic Materials Working Group Coordinator

Conference website

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