Nanotechnologies for the Conservation of Contemporary Art – Copenhagen

At the end of November 2018 I was invited to attend the international conference on NANOmaterials for the RESToration of works of ART, (NANORESTART ), held at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. The conference marked the [...]

Nanotechnologies for the Conservation of Contemporary Art – Copenhagen2020-04-05T18:06:58+01:00

Advanced Imaging Techniques at the Egypt Exploration Society

Two Saturdays ago a workshop on advanced imaging techniques was held at the Egypt Exploration Society in London. It was taught by Dr Kathryn Piquette, of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. The purpose of the workshop [...]

Advanced Imaging Techniques at the Egypt Exploration Society2020-03-01T12:39:46+00:00

Culture in Crisis and Digital Reproduction at the V&A

While following the issue of digital documentation, reproduction and in particular its use to record at risk cultural heritage I was very interested to attend a conference and workshop event at the V&A in early December, which discussed [...]

Culture in Crisis and Digital Reproduction at the V&A2020-04-05T18:18:24+01:00

Egyptian Wall Plasters, Paintings, and the Publications of the Luxor Conservation Conference

The Gerda Henkel Foundation has started to publish the papers from the Conservation of Theban Tombs conference, on its L.I.S.A portal.  The conference was held in Luxor in February 2016 -  I spoke there about the ongoing conservation [...]

Egyptian Wall Plasters, Paintings, and the Publications of the Luxor Conservation Conference2020-04-05T18:22:45+01:00

Technical Perspectives on Wall Paintings

Last week, 25-29 April, was the 10th ICAANE conference, held at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.  ICAANE (International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East) is a conference cycle organised by archaeologists from various [...]

Technical Perspectives on Wall Paintings2020-04-05T18:37:57+01:00

Death on the Nile; Conservators, Egyptologists & Coffins in Cambridge

From 7-9 April the Ancient Egyptian Coffins Past, Present and Future conference was held in Cambridge, to coincide with major Death on the Nile exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum - a part of the museum's bicentenary celebration. [...]

Death on the Nile; Conservators, Egyptologists & Coffins in Cambridge2020-04-05T18:46:24+01:00

Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs Symposium

Last week was the inaugural conference on the Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs, Luxor, organised by Susanne Brinkmann and Christina Verbeek, and sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. The conference was a one day event, and [...]

Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs Symposium2020-03-01T11:37:57+00:00