The conservation strategy of emulation for the preservation of computer-based art

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The 7th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographs Symposium was held at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne in August 2012.
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The conservation strategy of emulation for the preservation of computer-based art

Paper Author:

Asti Sherring

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Poster Computer-based artworks are part of a new, rapidly expanding medium, in which the intrinsic cultural value of the work is entwined with its inherent instrumental nature.As such, the conservation approach to computer-based artworks requires an understanding of the […]

The digitisation of performance art

Paper Author:

Cait Burgoyne

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract Performance art is an artform separate from that of the materials-based practice of traditional art such as painting and drawing and artefacts.The sensory explorations observed in performance art require an independent digitisation approach. Conservators should not only be […]

Preservation issues surrounding the digital medium

Paper Author:

Asti Sherring

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Poster When considering the preservation issues surrounding the digital medium, the technology employed to create the data ultimately provides access to the virtually stored information.When the hardware and software associated with the data has been compromised, the information may […]

Synergies and silos: The links between traditional and modern preservation that provide opportunities for knowledge continuity

Paper Author:

Heather Brown

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract This paper explores digital and traditional preservation through the prism of two metaphors: silos and synergies. The silos provide a perspective from which it is possible to gain on one hand deeper insights into the distinctive features, challenges, […]

Challenges of undertaking conservation treatment of mixed media artworks by John Olsen: A case history in conservation of contemporary works of art

Paper Author:

Katarzyna (Kate) Papierniak

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract This paper discusses dilemmas and challenges associated with conservation treatment of two water-damaged mixed media artworks by John Olsen.These are important and beautiful large-format artworks on paper, poor storage of which had resulted in water and mud damage […]

Same albums, different treatment approaches: The conservation of two photographic albums from the first modern Olympic Games in Athens, 1896

Paper Author:

Adia Adamopoulou

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract The conservation treatment of photographic albums dating to the nineteenth century has been examined in the past in various workshops, publications and conservation articles. The focus of this paper is two unique photographic albums with rare pictures from the […]

Preserving the Federated Society of Boilermakers, Iron and Steel Shipbuilders of Australia trade union banner

Paper Author:

Lang Ngo

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Poster In 2009 a team of State Library of New South Wales conservators preserved a trade union banner for display in ONE hundred, the Mitchell Library centenary exhibition. The trade union banner created for the Sydney branch of the […]

Conservation and rehousing of a collection of Lloyd Rees drawings

Paper Author:

Sarah Bunn

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Poster In 2009 the Rees family gifted 130 drawings by Lloyd Rees to the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) collection. The drawings represent Rees’ impressions of Sydney after moving from Brisbane in 1917 and are mostly executed […]

Contemporary photography, traditional materials, conservation issues: New Zealand artist Ben Cauchi

Paper Author:

Carolyn Murphy

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract The nineteenth century photographic processes ambrotype and tintype are used today by Ben Cauchi, a New Zealand contemporary artist, to explore ideas of memory, history and the history of photography itself. The Art Gallery of New South Wales […]

Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29-31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia

Paper Author:

Kim Barrett

Year:

2012
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