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The 7th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographs Symposium was held at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne in August 2012.
Members can download Symposium papers online or alternatively Symposium preprints are available from our Bookstore.

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
Download Contributions and Acknowledgements to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium, 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia [Adobe Acrobat PDF – 120.88 KB]

Saving zines for the future

Paper Author:

Erika Mordek

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract Zines, homemade pamphlets from kitchen benches, home offices or artists’ studios – anyone who has anything to say can self-publish. Zines have been around since the 1920s, and are an artistic form of expression that is gaining momentum. […]

Counterfeits and conservation - responsibility or liability?

Paper Author:

Ute Larsen

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract Best practice for establishing the authenticity of an artwork should be a collaborative process, which results from the expertise of art historians and the technical examinations carried out by conservators. This is demonstrated by a number of forgeries […]

A disaster waiting to happen? Preservation of audiovisual collections at the National Gallery of Australia

Paper Author:

Fiona Kemp

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract In our technologically sophisticated world, we are continually witnessing rapid changes to audiovisual (AV) formats and ‘platforms’ used by artists. How can we possibly keep up? There is recognition that the obsolescence that goes hand-in-hand with such advances […]

Microfading works on paper

Paper Author:

Bruce Ford

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Poster Microfading is an accelerated light-fading test method in which a sub-millimetre spot of very intense visible light is focused on an object and the resultant (visually undetectable) colour change is tracked in real time using reflectance spectroscopy. The […]

Getting the whole picture: Finding a common language between digital preservation and conservation

Paper Author:

Douglas Elford, Lisa Jeong-Reuss, Somaya Langley and Melanie Wilkinson

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract From the outset, digital preservation and conservation seem to be two very different professions.This paper explores the idea that both traditional and digital conservators not only have many commonalties but also an invaluable knowledge bank of their own […]

Dealing with non-traditional materials - a collaborative approach (case study)

Paper Author:

Analiese Treacy

Year:

2012
Contributions to the 7th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium 29g31 August 2012 Brisbane, Australia Abstract The conservation profession is forever evolving, particularly in the area of contemporary art, which continues to present more complex and multifaceted challenges for conservators. At the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) the preparation of works for […]
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