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Wednesday 21 September 2016
  Tours & Workshops Day 1, optional
  Full day tours
These two full-day tours run parallel. Each tour includes coffee & tea breaks and a packed lunch.
   
9:00 - 17:30  [A] Tour of the Impossible Project instant film factory, Enschede
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  [B] Tour to the Leiden University Special Collections & to the Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
 
Thursday 22 September 2016
  Tours & Workshops Day 2, optional
  Morning and afternoon tour & workshop packages
These packages run parallel in the morning and afternoon. Coffee & tea breaks and lunch are included
   
9:00-12:30  [C] Joseph Berres' etched daguerreotypes recreated
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  [D] Mass digitizing negatives - Amsterdam City Archives
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  [E] Conservation labs tour: Rijksmuseum, Cultural Heritage Agency, University of Amsterdam - AND - Amsterdam city tour: In the footsteps of 19th C. photographer Jacob Olie
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  [F] Conservation labs tour: Rijksmuseum, Cultural Heritage Agency, University of Amsterdam - AND - Characterization of coated photographs by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
   
12:30-14:00  Lunch
Rijksmuseum foyer
   
14:00-17:30  [G] Joseph Berres' etched daguerreotypes recreated
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  [H] Socratic dialogue and demonstration: The electrochemical cleaning controversy with daguerreotypes
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  [I] Tour: Photo-works and cool storage at the Stedelijk Museum depot
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  [J] Characterization of coated photographs by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - AND - Conservation labs tour: Rijksmuseum, Cultural Heritage Agency, University of Amsterdam
   
17:30 - 19:00  Viewing in the Photo Gallery and Library, and group photograph
Rijksmuseum Philips Wing
19:00 - 22:00  Evening Reception
Cobra Café
 
Friday 23 September 2016
  Meeting Day 1. Special theme lectures: Uniques & Multiples
Rijksmuseum auditorium
   
8:30-9:30  Registration and coffee & tea
Rijksmuseum, entrance to auditorium, foyer
9:30 - 9:45  Welcome speeches
Taco Dibbits, Mattie Boom, Greg Hill, Martin Jürgens
   
9:45 - 10:05  Keynote: Reproducing Photographs, Thinking Photography
Prof. Steffen Siegel, Folkwang Universität der Künste, Germany
   
  SESSION 1. IN AN INSTANT
Chair: Ioannis Vasallos, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
10:10 - 10:30  The Impossible Project and the magic of analog instant photography
Stephen Herchen, The Impossible Project, The Netherlands
10:35 - 10:55  Large format instant photography
Katrin Pietsch, Nederlands Fotomuseum, The Netherlands
   
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee & tea
Foyer
   
  SESSION 2. CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY: EDITIONS AND CONDITIONS
Chair: Sylvie Pénichon, Art Institute of Chicago
11:30 - 11:45  Deception and perception: Reflections on faded chromogenic photographs in art collections
Clara von Waldthausen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:45 - 12:00  The future isn’t what it used to be: Changing views on contemporary color photography
Nora Kennedy, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
12:00 - 12:15  Back to the future in photography
Christina Leber, DZ BANK Art Collection, Germany
12:15 - 12:30  Conserving Cindy Sherman's "A Play of Selves"
Tatiana Cole, The Better Image, USA
12:30 - 12:45  Discussion
   
12:45 - 13:45  Lunch
Foyer
   
  SESSION 3. COPYING, DUPLICATING & PRINTING: REPRODUCING PHOTOGRAPHY
Chair: Klaus Pollmeier, Fine Print Studios, Mühlheim-Ruhr
13:45 - 14:05  A re-evaluation of photograms by Moholy-Nagy
Krista Lough, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA
14:10 - 14:30  Functional photography
Rudolf Gschwind, University of Basel, Switzerland
14:35 - 14:55  Art and industry: The photogravure publications of Édouard Baldus
Kate Addleman-Frankel, University of Toronto, Canada
15:00 - 15:10  Early use of lithography to publish photographic images in Norway
Wlodek Witek, The National Library of Norway
15:15 - 15:25  Considering photographs in the Helmut Gernsheim Duplicate Collection held by Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Teresa Mesquit, Moderna Museet, Sweden
   
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee & tea
Foyer
   
  SESSION 4. EARLY UNIQUE(S)
Chair: Nicholas Burnett, Museum Conservation Services Ltd., Cambridge
16:00 - 16:20  Through a glass darkly: Thomas Wedgwood’s experiments reconsidered
Michael Gray, Wellcome Library, UK
16:25 - 16:45  The nature of image particles: An X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy study of daguerreotype image particles
Patrick Ravines, State University of New York College at Buffalo - Art Conservation Department, USA
16:50 - 17:10  Revealing the lost Ruskin daguerreotypes
Angels Arribas, Lumen Photographic Conservation, UK
   
  End of day 1
 
Saturday 24 September 2016
  Meeting Day 2: Lectures on the conservation of photographs
Rijksmuseum auditorium
   
9:00-9:30  Welcome coffee & tea
Foyer
   
9:30 - 10:00  PMWG Business meeting
   
  SESSION 5. EXAMINATION AND ANALYSIS
Chair: Diana Diaz, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
10:05 - 10:25  The characterization of French paper negatives through the Calotype Initiative Project
Céline Daher, Centre de recherche sur la conservation, France
10:30 - 10:50  Edward Weston's platinum and palladium photographs
Margaret Wessling, Museum of Fine Arts, USA
   
10:55 - 11:25  Coffee & tea
Foyer
   
  SESSION 6. TESTING AND TREATMENT
Chair: Ann Deckers, FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen, Belgium
11:25 - 11:45  Three in one: Caring for the last Daguerre's triptych
Bertrand Lavédrine, Centre de recherche sur la conservation, Paris
11:50 - 12:10  Conservation treatment and conservation framing of 11 photographic sculptures by Gilbert and George
Antonin Riou, Paris, France
12:15 - 12:35  The digital print preservation projects at IPI: Nine years of research and education
Daniel Burge, Image Permanence Institute, USA
   
12:40 - 13:40  Lunch
Foyer
   
  SESSION 7. PRESERVING COLLECTIONS
Chair: Nora Kennedy, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
13:40 - 14:00  Partington's prints, Partington's plates
Mark Strange, National Library of New Zealand
14:05 - 14:25  Deformed, torn, degraded: Conservation, housing and storage of heavily damaged photographs in the collections of the City Archives of Cologne
Marie-Louise Frank, City Archives of Cologne, Germany
14:30 - 14:50  Disaster prepardness in a multiple-risk zone
Rachel Tabet, Arab Image Foundation, Lebanon
14:55 - 15:15  Money can't buy me love... BUT it will help with photograph preservation
Debra Hess Norris, University of Delaware, USA
   
15:15 - 15:45  Coffee & tea
Foyer
   
  SESSION 8, PITCHES. SO MUCH TO DO!
Chair: Greg Hill, Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa
15:45 - 15:55  Institutional acquisition policies from the perspective of the conservator: Two case studies at Mexico´s National University
Gustavo Lozano, Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas, Mexico
15:55 - 16:05  Daguerreotypes: Sharing unique objects on www.daguerreobase.org
Sandra Maria Petrillo, SMP Photoconservation Studio
16:05 - 16:15  An investigation into ungilded daguerreotypes by Robert Cornelius
Rachel Wetzel, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, USA
16:15 - 16:25  A preliminary investigation into the use of gellan gum for the conservation treatment of one- and two-layered photographs
Greg Hill, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canada
16:25 - 16:35  Assessing the risks of vinyl-based erasers in the conservation of digital prints
Sara Ruiz, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
16:35 - 16:45  'The Great Expectations': Conservation of the Martecchini Family collection from the State Archives in Dubrovnik
Martina Bagatin, Croatian State Archives, Croatia
   
16:50 - 17:10  Conference summary
Susie Clark
   
17:15 - 17:30  Acknowledgements and end of conference
 
Posters
  The conservation of an 'American ivorytype' photograph: A journey of discovery
Dorothy Kenn, British Library, UK
  Preparation of glass plate negatives and ferrotypes for digitization: Challenges and benefits
Jaan Lehtaru, The National Archives of Estonia
  Lingua Franca: A common language for conservators of photographic materials
Tania Passafiume, Library and Archives Canada
  Conservation treatment of a collection of mouldy colour slides
Katrin Pietsch, Nederlands Fotomuseum, The Netherlands
  Safe-light imaging: Documenting the J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of ultra light-sensitive photographs
Stacey Rain Strickler, J. Paul Getty Museum, USA
  The value of hanji for photograph conservation
Federica Delia, Federica Delia Paper and Photograph Conservation Studio, Rome, Italy
  Research on lining removal and surface cleaning of albumen prints using gellan gum
Barbara Cattaneo, National Central Library of Florence (BNCF), Italy
  The photographic archive of the "Vasile Parvan" Institute of Archaeology, Bucharest, Romania: Restoration, preservation, digitization
Catalin Ion Nicolae, "Vasile Parvan" Institute of Archaeology, Romania
  Developing an App in order to ease lighting policy implementation for sensitive collection items
Christel Pesme, He-SO ARC CR, Switzerland
  On the materiality and degradation of pannotypes
Vai van den Heiligenberg, Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland
  Importance of personal touch: A history of photographic retouching
Anna Seweryn, National Archives in Krakow, Poland
  New insights into the consolidation of deteriorated binder layers in silver gelatin prints: An analytical study
Maha Ali, Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University
  Cleaning treatments and the conservation of silver gelatin prints
Alexander Vatov, The National Museum of History, Bulgaria
  Scientific examination of a 19th century hand-coloured herbarium from the collection of the National Technical Museum in Prague
Ivana Kopecka, National Technical Museum, Czech Republic
  Evaluation of adhesive systems to hinge-mount resin coated papers for photographs and digital prints
Roberta Piantavigna, The Museum of Modern Art, USA
  Photographic collections in Lima, Peru: Analysis and perspectives - a challenge for conservation
Cecilia Salgado, Centro de la Imagen, Peru
 
 


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