Exhibition “Art and Heritage: Preserving History”

Event: 20th Paper and Board Fair Project: Exhibition Art and Heritage: Preserving History. Texts, photographs and illustrations. Graphic design by Altaveu Creatiu. Organization: Sarrià de Ter City Hall (Sarrià de Ter, Girona, SPAIN). Program: See complete data here or download it. Venue: Hall … Continue reading

Lecture: “Diving in wet treatments”

Event: Technical conference Re-En-Papelamos (I). The purpose of wet treatments in conservation. Lecture: Diving in wet treatments (“En restauración de papel, nos mojamos”). Organization: Emma Sánchez, equip de l’IPCE (Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España). Venue: Institute for Cultural Heritage in Spain (Instituto del Patrimonio … Continue reading

20th anniversary of the conservation laboratory CRAI-UB

Event: 20th anniversary of the conservation laboratory from CRAI, University of Barcelona. Speech: From the master to the apprentice, an unfinished training. Organization: Centre de Recerca per a l’Aprenentatge i la Investigació de la Universitat de Barcelona (CRAI, UB). Venue: Chemistry and Physics … Continue reading

Cores Symposium: Reversible vs Irreversible

Event: Cores Symposium. Dilemmas: Between cherishing damage and cleaning up this mess. Restorers, collection managers and researchers on conservation and restoration. Lecture: Reversible vs Irreversible. Organization: Syntrawest, Vlaanderen Departement Cultuur, Jeugd en media Venue: State Archives, Brugge (Belgium). Audience: Paper conservators, curators, historians, librarians, archivists. … Continue reading

Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Paris, 2018)

COURSES > Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation Event: Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Restauration des arts graphiques: Comblement des lacunes et retouches). Project: Workshop with theoretic and practical sessions. Organization: Institut National du Patrimoine (INP) Venue: Auverbilliers, Paris (France). Program: See … Continue reading

Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Amsterdam, 2017)

COURSES > Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation   Event: Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation. Project: Workshop with theoretic and practical sessions. Dates: October 24-26th, 2017. Teachers: Amparo Escolano, Rita Udina. Program: See detailed information here. Language: English. Organization: Restauratoren Nederland. Venue: Amsterdam (Netherlands). Audience: Professional paper … Continue reading

RECH 4 – Retouch in Cultural Heritage

Event: RECH 4 – REtouch in Cultural Heritage Speech: The Suitability of Powdered Micro-Cellulose for its Use in Paper Conservation. RECH4 postprints pp. 55-64. Split, Croatia. October 2017. Authors: Rita Udina & Amparo Escolano. Organization:RECH – Retouch in Cultural Heritage. Venue: University of Split (Croatia). … Continue reading

Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation

Course title: Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation Recipient: National Records & Archives Authority (Masqat, OMAN) Project: Custom-made workshop on the demanded topicsfor professional conservators. Dates: 22-26 August 2016. Teachers: Rita Udina, Márk Somogyi, Jordi Mestre. Program: See complete data … Continue reading

Conservation of ‘The Disasters of War’, by Goya

Owner: Private collector. Object: The Disasters of War (“Los desastres de la guerra”), series of 80 prints, dated between 1810 and 1820. They belong to the 1863 first printed edition. Author: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Damages: Slight discolouration on the edges, … Continue reading