Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Conservation applications of 3D scanning

3D scanning has greatly developed in recent years, allowing its use by those without extensive computer imaging skills. As this technology becomes more widely available, this poster discusses the ways in which this can and has been used by conservators.

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Value-led Conservation: A Maori Case Study

Value-led conservation aims to identify all the values assigned to object by different interest groups and conserve with minimal damage to all values. This is especially relevant with regards to indigenous heritage where previously their values have often been overlooked or ignored, as discussed here in a Maori case-study.

Saving Obsolete Technologies: Should Concept Be Prioritized Over Materials?

Contemporary art conservators must prioritize between the treatment of authentic materials, preservation of the original concept, and the artist’s agency as a stakeholder. The treatment of obsolete technology in Nam June Paik’s work reveals a decision by conservators to prioritize the embodied, original concept.

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