2011 AICCM National Conference, Canberra

The 2011 AICCM National Conference was held in Canberra, 2011. The theme of the conference was ‘Past, Present, Future’
Presentation abstracts are available below.
 
 

Conservation treatment and digitisation of a mould-affected file containing silver gelatin photographic prints

Paper Author:

Amy Bartlett and Debra Parry

Year:

2011
Poster Abstract A file dating from 1949 in the Post and Telegraph series, held at the National Archives of Australia’s Queensland office, had been badly affected by water and mould. the file includes a hand coloured map and significant silver gelatin photographs of post office buildings, drill halls, townships and tlegraph offices. The file […]

Keynote Address: Conservation in a time of change, the ethic of care

Paper Author:

Sam Jones

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra

Almost there: simple strategies for partical preservation of complex digital works

Paper Author:

Somaya Langley

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract Over recent years, we have become increasingly aware that our world is in a considerable state of flux – economically, environmentally, politically, socially and technologically Significant shifts in these areas have flow on effects, impacting […]

Being obsessed with 'original form' in Korea: its origin, problems and future

Paper Author:

Sugeong Lee

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract The philosophical platform of modern conservation has been established on the basis of evolved concept and ideas of authenticity. The 19th century conservation focused on the visible aspects of authenticity, such as form and material […]

Beyond swabs and solvent gels: using scenarios to generate, evaluate and navigate conservation futures

Paper Author:

MaryJo Lelyveld

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract There is an African proverb which says ‘tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today’, a tenet well suited to the conservation profession. The preservation of cultural heritage for future generations is the […]

Lightfading testing at the NLA

Paper Author:

Susanne Wullen

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract On two occasions over the last 18 months the National Library of Australia has asked Bruce Ford to carry out lightfastness testing of selected collection material that had been chosen for exhibition in the Library’s […]

How did we get here? The evolution of conservation at the Australian Museum

Paper Author:

Colin Macgregor

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract Reviewing the history of the conservation programmes at the Australian Museum over a 40 year period, it becomes clear that it is not a linear development, but rather a series of expansions and contractions. Resources […]

A Tale of Two Cranes

Paper Author:

Nicola Smith, Karina Acton, Dr Martha Sear, David Hallam, Ainslie Greiner

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an internationally recognized Australian landmark. The distinctive ‘coat hangers’ of the bridge also served as rails for four cranes to traverse the structure. These cranes were used for construction of […]

Glass plate negatives at the national museum of Cambodia: past, present and future care of the collection

Paper Author:

Debra Parry

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract The National Museum of Cambodia holds a collection of 3500 glass plate negatives, as well as a large collection of photographs. The glass plates date from the early 20th century and the images on the […]

Conservators and digitisation: when we conserve the window how should we preserve the view?

Paper Author:

Peter Shaw

Year:

2011
Conservation in Australia, Past Present and Future: Preprints from the AICCM National Conference, 19 – 21 October 2011 Canberra Abstract Traditionally, the conservation field has been concerned with the material object. During the 20th century cultural institutions have accumulated still and moving photographic images, recorded sound and magnetic media along with other modern materials. The […]
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