MONDAY NOVEMBER 11.2019

8:00 – 9:30  REGISTRATION

9:30 – 10:00 WELCOME
Angelika Nollert, Die Neue Sammlung-The Design Museum
Tim Bechthold, Die Neue Sammlung-The Design Museum

10:00 – 10:10  LECTURE
Inevitable plastic. Surveying works on plastic supports at the Art Institute of Chicago
Maria Kokkori, Ken Sutherland, Céline Daher
The Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Sorbonne Universités, Paris, France
Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, Paris, France

10:10 – 10:20  LECTURE
Challenges in the conservation of synthetic polymers
The discolouration of plastic objects at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Universidade de São Paulo
André Maragno, Patricia Schossler, Márcia Rizzutto
Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo (MAC-USP), Brazil

10:20 – 10:30  LECTURE
The language of appearance. Blooming or bleeding? Difficulties in finding the right words
Friederike Waentig, Christian Bonten, Lisa Burkart, Laura Bode, Johannes Heyn
CICS – Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences, University of Applied Sciences
IKT – Institut für Kunststofftechnik, University of Stuttgart, Germany

10:30 – 10:40  LECTURE
Project plastics – Shaping the plastic identification tool
Suzan de Groot, Carien van Aubel, Olivia van Rooijen, Henk van Keulen, Lydia Beerkens
Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE), The Netherlands

10:40 – 10:50  QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

10:50 – 11:20  LECTURE
Now you see it, now you don’t. Conservation of Lary bell’s glass sculpture ‘Shadows’
Megan Randall, Ellen Moody, Lynda Zycherman, Ana Martins
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York, USA

11:20 – 11:50  LECTURE
Let’s stick together – The consolidation of silicone rubber and its challenges
Satenik Aeschi, Leonie Jansen, Gerda Kaltenbruner, Martina Pfenninger Lepage, Valentina Pintus
Institute of Conservation-Restoration, Modern and Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria

11:50 – 12:20  COFFEE

12:20 – 12:50  LECTURE
Dripping surfaces. Exploring degradation mechanism of bio-based plastic polylactide with focus on Jerszy Seymour’s ‘Living Systems’ (2007)
Patricia Hanimann
Hochschule der Künste, Bern, Switzerland

12:50 – 13:20  LECTURE
To coat and un-coat. sharing experiences on challenging objects and works of art
Clémentine Bollard
Atelier Curial, Paris, France

13:20 – 13:50  POSTERSSESSION*
11 authors presenting posters each in a 2.5 minute talk

13.50 – 15:00  LUNCH

15:00 – 15.30  LECTURE
Surface deposits on faux leather. The Kem Weber ‘Airline Chair’
Kate Wight Tyler
Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

15:30 – 16:00  LECTURE
Photogrammetry and painted outdoor sculpture. Assessing Jean Dubuffet’s ‘Jardin d’Émail’
Alice Watkins, Sanneke Stigter, Susanne Kensche, Jitte Waagen, Tijm Lanjouw
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands

16:00 – 16:30  COFFEE

16:30 – 17:00  LECTURE
Big trouble with ‘Iron Spaghetti’. Research and restoration of abraded metal surfaces by Jean Tinguely’s ‘Meta-Harmonie II’ (1979)
Markus Broecker, Carole Maitre
Schaulager – Laurenz Stiftung, Basel, Switzerland

17:00 – 17:30  LECTURE
Mobile anodising of damaged aluminium surfaces for monuments conservation
Martina Raedel
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Berlin, Germany

17:30 – 18:00  LECTURE
The future of responsive surfaces in the liquid modernity
Katia Gasparini, Alessandro Premier
IUAV Venice University, Italy
University of Auckland, New Zealand

18:00 – 19:00  KEYNOTE LECTURE DESIGN
Christiane Sauer / Professor for material-design in spatial context / Department Textile and Surface Design / weißensee school of art and design

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12.2019

09:00 – 10:45  WORKSHOP + EXCURSIONS 1

11:15 – 13:00  WORKSHOP + EXCURSIONS 2

13:00 – 14:30  LUNCH + SPEED MENTORING PROGRAM

14:30 – 15:00  LECTURE
Like a second skin. Wrapping sculptures with a delicate matte surface
Christina Robens, Gerda Kaltenbruner, Karin Steiner
Institute of Conservation-Restoration, Modern and Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria

15:00 – 15:30 | LECTURE |
Gecko® Nanoplast, an adhesive tape with a physical dry-adhesion mechanism
Micaela Storari, Grazia De Cesare, Marcella Ioele, Gian Franco Priori, Mauro Torre
Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR), Rome, Italy

15:30 – 16:00  COFFEE

16:00 – 16:30  LECTURE
Spongy surfaces. Textured nature and human artefact.
Axel Thallemer, Aleksandar Kostadinov, Fabian Ong, Alex Teo, Abel Fam
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

16:30 – 17:00  LECTURE
Surface metrology concepts and practice applied to modern Asian lacquer surfaces
Patrick Ravines, Marianne Webb, H. David Sheets, Herant Khanjian
Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State College
Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), Los Angeles, USA

17:00 – 18:00  KEYNOTE LECTURE DESIGN
formafantasma
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

19:00 – 01:00  EVENING RECEPTION

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13.2019

9:00 – 9:30  LECTURE
Shoemaker’s nightmare – Deterioration of shoe soles and tests for the conservation of degraded closed-cell polyester urethane museum objects
Elena Gómez Sánchez, Janine Köppen, Susanne Brunner, Giulia Mazzon, Corentin Chaussat, Cédric Bouallag
Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum, Germany
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Germany
Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany

9:30 – 10:00  LECTURE
IMpact break behaviour of PMMA sheet: When damaged surfaces tell a story
Libby Ireland
Tate Britain, London, England

10:00 – 10:30  LECTURE
Pitfalls of transparency. Investigating bonding defects and failures in transparent poly (methyl methacrylate) objects
Anna Laganà, Melissa David, Suzan de Groot, Henk van Keulen, Odile Madden, Michael Schilling, Michael Doutre, Maarten van Bommel
Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), Los Angeles, USA
Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
University of Amsterdam (UVA), The Netherlands

10:30 – 11:00  COFFEE

11:00 – 11:30  LECTURE
Gel cleaning of transparent and glossy acrylic surfaces in Qatar
Stefani Kavda, Emma Richardson, Stavroula Golfomitsou
University College London, Doha, Qatar
University College London, UK
University of Gothenburg, Sweden

11:30 – 12:00  LECTURE
Treatment of Darren Almond’s ‘Timescape 00.30’, 2017
Julia Nagle
Conservation Ltd. London, UK

12:00 – 12:30  LECTURE
Aqueous cleaning methods for hyperrealist silicone rubber sculptures
Laura Wolfkamp (UvA), Evelyne Snijders (UvA), Suzan de Groot (RCE)
Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
University of Amsterdam (UVA), The Netherlands

12:30 – 13:00  LECTURE
Nanorestart gels and their uses for surface cleaning
Bronwyn Ormsby, Angelica Bartoletti, Piero Baglioni, David Chelazzi, Lora Angelova, Rachel Barker, Gates Sofer and Tamar Maor
Tate Modern, London, UK

13:00 – 14:30  LUNCH

14:30 – 15:00  LECTURE
Shine on! The friction about polishing high gloss synthetic surfaces
Hedwig Braam, Evelyne Snijders
University of Amsterdam (UVA), The Netherlands

15:00 – 15:30 | LECTURE |
Who said polishing is easy? … and a case of lüder lines
Eleonora Nagy, Bill Zahner
Whitney Museum of Art, New York, USA
A. Zahner Company, Kansas City, USA

15:30 – 16:00  LECTURE
Surface treatment of acrylic sheet. evaluating cleaning and polishing commercial products as used by Lourdes Castro
Sara Babo, Joana Lia Ferreira, Ana Maria Ramos and Maria João Melo
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

16:00 – 17:00  KEYNOTE LECTURE DESIGN

17:00 – 18:00  APERO

*POSTERSSESSION
Identifying photographic papers – an impossible quest?
Marie-Lou Beauchamp
The Art Institute of Chicago, USA

NIR spectroscopy for the identification of plastics – introduction of a tiny, „quick and dirty“ tool
Susanne Brunner, Martin Mach
Deutsches Museum Munich, German
Bayerisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege München, Germany

Phenolic foam – a rigid foam that we have all been overlooking
Lisa Herold, Christa Haiml-Muthspiel, Gerda Kaltenbruner, Martina Pfenninger Lepage, Valentina Pintus
Institute of Conservation-Restoration, Modern and Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria

Why is it changing the color?
Charlotte Holzer, Marisa Pamplona, Anna Micheluz
Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany

Brian Belott’s frozen sculptures. Condition state as material surface in contemporary art
Sylvia Jeffries
Modern Art Conservation, New York, USA

Stickiness and color change of a synthetic elastomer skin from a humanoid robot
Marisa Pamplona, Anna Micheluz, Julia Sawitzki, Frank Dittmann
Deutsches Museum Munich
Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland

What about phenolic-foam based artworks in modern and contemporary art?
Challenges in the conservation-restoration and towards the understanding of the stability
Valentina Pintus, Martina Pfenninger Lepage, Lisa Herold, Satenik Aeschi, Leonie Jansen, Gerda Kaltenbruner
Institute of Conservation-Restoration, Modern and Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria

How to make the visible invisible. Evaluation of six adhesives for filling blind cracks in a fiberglass-reinforced unsaturated polyester sculpture.
Fabiola Rocco Martina Pfenninger Lepage, Valentina Pintus, Gerda Kaltenbruner
Institute of Conservation-Restoration, Modern and Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria

Investigation in the conservation of an art piece with stretched rubber latex
Julia Sawitzki
Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland

Research and studies on the conservation of High-Pressure Decorative Laminates: a case study
Elena Zaccanini, Grazia De Cesare, Marcella Ioele, Mauro Torre, Francesca Valentini
Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR), Rome, Italy

‘Energia’ by Fortunato Depero.
The rediscovery of an industrial material for furniture veneers and works of art: the Buxus
Beatrice Zucchelli, Barbara Ferriani, Rosanna Piervittori, Franco Varallo, Tomasso Poli, Tiziana Cavaleri, Sara Abram
Centro Conservazione e restauro La Venaria Reale, Italy
Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy
University of Torino, Italy