IIC / INCCA Congress, Saving the now – cross boundaries to conserve contemporary works, Los Angeles,12-16 septembre 2016

Saving the Now : Crossing Boundaries to Conserve Contemporary Works
IIC (International institute for conservation of historic and artistic works) & INCCA (International network for the conservaiton of contemporary art)
Los Angeles, 12–16 September 2016, Millennium Biltmore Hotel

 

Chris Burden Urban Light, 2008 (Two-hundred and two) restored cast iron antique street lamps 320 1/2 x 686 1/2 x 704 1/2 in. (814.07 x 1743.71 x 1789.43 cm) Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Gordon Family Foundation’s gift to “Transformation: The LACMA Campaign” (M.2007.147.1-.202) © Chris Burden
In collaboration with the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA)

Join IIC and INCCA members from around the world as we collaborate to explore the conservation of contemporary culture. Conservation of contemporary works of art presents a range of practical, theoretical and, indeed, philosophical challenges – it’s always new, always different, always stimulating. Those working in the conservation profession must approach these artworks in a different way, perhaps from the point of view of mechanical engineers or anthropologists or manufacturers of plastics, or …

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Provisional Programme Overview

Sunday 11 September 2016
12.00 – 20.00 Registration and Information Desk Open
Monday 12 September 2016
08.00 – 18:30 Registration and Information Desk Open
08.00 – 09.00 Continental Breakfast
09.00 – 09.30 Opening Ceremony
09.30 – 12.40 Presentation Session 1
12.40 – 14.00 Lunch (not provided)
14.00 – 17.40 Presentation Session 2
15.00 – 18.00 Trade Fair and Poster Display Open
19.00 – 22.00 Welcome Reception at MOCA
Tuesday 13 September 2016
08.00 – 18:00 Registration and Information Desk Open
08.00 – 18:00 Trade Fair and Poster Display Open
08.00 – 09.00 Continental Breakfast
09.00 – 12.30 Presentation Session 3
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (not provided)
14.00 – 17.40 Presentation Session 4
Free evening
Wednesday 14 September 2016
07.00 – 18:30 Registration and Information Desk Open
07.30 – 08.45 Breakfast with Exhibitors
08.45 – 18:30 Trade Fair and Poster Display Open
09.00 – 12.30 Presentation Session 5
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (not provided)
14.00 – 15.20 Presentation Session 6
19.00 – late Grand Event: Urban Light Night at LACMA
Thursday 15 September 2016
08.00 – 18:30 Registration and Information Desk Open
08.00 – 12:30 Poster Display Open
09.00 – 10.00 Forbes Lecture
10.30 – 11.50 Presentation Session 7
11.50 Lunch (not provided except during tours ) or …
11.50 – 18.00 Tours: lunch included
Free evening
Friday 16 September 2016
08.00 – 18:30 Registration and Information Desk Open
09.30 – 12.30 Presentation Session 8
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (not provided)
14.00 – 15.20 Presentation Session 9
15.20 – 16.20 Closing Ceremony
18.00 – 20.00 Farewell Reception and Announcement of 2018 Congress Venue

IIC : https://www.iiconservation.org/

INCCA : https://www.incca.org/

Cécile Dazord

Cécile Dazord est conservatrice, chargée de l'art contemporain et notamment de l'étude des phénomènes d'obsolescence – au Département recherche du Centre de recherche et de restauration des Musées de France (C2RMF, Paris)

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