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Building on the success of the international SBMK conferences, Modern Art: Who Cares? (1997), Contemporary Art: Who Cares? (2010) and the SBMK Summit, Contemporary Art: Who Shares? (2018), the UvA is involved again in Sustaining Art: People, Practice, Planet in Contemporary Art Conservation, an international conference taking place in Dundee, 9-11 November 2022. Early bird tickets are available until 30 September.

Event details of Sustaining Art: People, Practice, Planet in Contemporary Art Conservation
Start date 9 November 2022
End date 11 November 2022
Time 09:00

 Lecturers and students from the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage department are involved in the programme and organisation.

  1. Kim Kraczon, Lead of the Gallery Climate Coalition’s Packaging and Material Research Committee, Director of Materials at Ki Culture and student in Contemporary Art Conservation at the UvA is presenting on the conservator’s role as a mediator among stakeholders in the discourse surrounding sustainable packing materials and systems for works of art;
  2. Clara von Waldthausen, Lecturer and researcher in Conservation and Restoration specialized in Photograph Conservation, contributes with ‘Bridging knowledge gaps’ for a sustainable approach in photograph preservation;
  3. Sanneke Stigter, Assistant Professor Conservation and Restoration specialized in Contemporary Art, organizes the INCCA Speed Mentoring Session during the conference and was advisor in her capacity as Steering Committee member for both the Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK) and the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA), both conference partners.

You can participate in the programme either live or online. Register through the website below to join the event. Early bird tickets are available until 30 September.