HISTORIC AND MODERN ASSEMBLAGES: TREATMENTS OF WOOD BASED MULTIMEDIA ARTWORKS/INTERIORS IN CONTEXT


undefinedZur deutschen Version: HISTORISCHE UND MODERNE ASSEMBLAGEN:
BEHANDLUNG VON HÖLZERNEN KOMPOSIT-OBJEKTEN/INTERIEURS IM KONTEXT


Joint Interim Conference of the ICOM-CC Working Groups: Wood, Furniture, and Lacquer and Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decoration, kindly supported by the German Association of Conservator-Restorers (VDR) Specialty Group: Furniture and Wooden Artifacts.
Hosted in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam


Date:         8-10 April, 2016
Location:   University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany


Set within the historic gardens and palaces of Potsdam, this conference will focus on site-specific wooden works of art of a composite nature. Included in this broad theme are the exploration of the purpose and the complex means used to create these works consisting of multiple elements and mixed materials as well as the conservation strategies designed to preserve and display them.
This three-day conference will bring together an international roster of conservators, art historians, conservation scientists, and artists to share new research, past experiences, and their specific and varied expertise.

The conference will be divided into two days of presentations and followed by a day with guided tours of historic sites, museums and conservation studios. Lunch and coffee breaks will be accompanied by posters displayed in the main hall.

Presentations will focus in sessions on the following themes:
-    Assemblages in-situ: Architectural interiors
-    Conservation in-situ: Methods and challenges
-    Assemblages set in the museum context: Western, non-western and religious
-    Innovative techniques for documentation, conservation technology and analysis

The conference will be held in English.

undefinedCall for Papers

Program

Friday April 8th

  • Registration, Foyer Main Building (Eingangshalle Hauptgebäude)
  • Official opening and introductory remarks - Prof. Dr. Eckehard Binas (President of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam)
  • Introduction to conference theme - Daniel Hausdorf and Stephanie de Roemer (Coordinators of ICOM-CC Working Groups)


SESSION 1: ASSEMBLAGES – HISTORICAL APPROACH / moderator Prof. Dr. Angelika Rauch

  • The paradise bed & the painted chamber of Westminster Palace c.1486, Helen Hughes
  • Charlemont medal cabinet (1767-68) designed by Sir William Chambers: A consideration of its past and future, Paul Tear

SESSION 2: ASSEMBLAGES – CONSERVATION IN SITU – METHODS AND CHALLENGES / moderator Prof. Dr. Angelika Rauch

  • Conservation and recreation: The restoration of Sir John Soane’s private apartments at 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Helen Dorey, Lyall Thow, Jane Wilkinson
  • Tegel Palace (1822-1826): A unique survival of interiors designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel for Wilhelm von Humboldt, Martina Abri, Jörg Weber
  • The Eremitage of the Neuer Garten in Potsdam: Investigation of the interior panelling and the original appearance, Gerald Grajcarek

SESSION 2: ASSEMBLAGES – CONSERVATION IN SITU – METHODS AND CHALLENGES (continued) / moderator Prof. Dr. Angelika Rauch

  • The Junkerhaus (1850-1912), Lemgo - An exposed wooden house and its contents: A review of the preventative conservation measures installed in 2001-2004, Norbert Grote

SESSION 3: MUSEUM PRESENTATIONS – WESTERN ASSEMBLAGES / moderator Stephanie de Roemer

  • A rococo room from a Grachtenhuis in Amsterdam (1743-1748) in the Rijksmuseum: The reinstallation of the original fittings - and a streak of sunlight, Paul van Duin
  • The Bernstorff Suite at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Its presentation and interpretation from the 18th to the 21st Century, Cynthia Moyer
  • The Period Rooms of the Culturhistorisches & Kunstgewerbe-Museum in Graz. Karl Lacher’s pioneering concept of display around 1890, Valentin Delic
  • The Period Rooms in the Swiss National Museum, Zurich: The 1898 installations to be conserved and reinstalled, Gaby Petrak
  • Building Backwards: Ornament defines structure in the installation of the Worsham-Rockefeller bedroom (1881) at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, F. Carey Howlett
  • "Are you still cooking or already eating?” - The reinstallation of a Frankfurt kitchen (1926-1931) provides a new understanding of built-in furniture of the period, Christian Dressen


Saturday, April 9th

  • Keynote lecture - Dr. Samuel Wittwer (Director of Palaces and Collections, Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg)

SESSION 4:  DOCUMENTATION, TECHNOLOGY AND ANALYSIS / moderator Jan Dorscheid

  • Modern methods of documentation for conservation: Photogrammetric evaluation of historic recordings, Gunnar Siedler, Sebastian Vetter
  • The scientific investigation of 18th and 19th polychrome furniture from the collections of the House of Esterházy, at Esterházy Castle, used to inform conservation-restoration decisions, Sabine Stanek, Martina Griesser, Václav Pitthard, Susanne Kaefer, Florian T. Bayer
  • Choir stalls (1537) from Transylvania: A conservation challenge saving every millimetre - the use of 3D laser scanners and digital techniques for their reconstruction, Gerdi Maierbacher-Legl, Christine Fiedler, Gunar Grossmann, Julia Knöpfle-Richter
  • Capturing the history of finishes: A documentation tool for architectural paint research, Edwin Verweij and David Edvardson

SESSION 5: MUSEUM PRESENTATIONS – NON-WESTERN ASSEMBLAGES / moderator Daniel Hausdorf

  • Petioles, paint and steel: The conservation and re-installation of the Mariwai Village Kwoma ceremonial house ceiling at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, Beth Edelstein, Christine Giuntini
  • The Alhambra Cupola in the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin: The history of a 14th century wooden ceiling, current conservation challenges and new prospects for a Nasrid masterpiece, Julia Gonnella, Anne Mollenhauer, Jutta Maria Schwed
  • Ornate panels from 18th and 19th century Damascene ʿajamī interiors: Conservation issues and Western perceptions of the ‘Orient’ revealed, Anke Scharrahs

SESSION 6: RELIGIOUS ASSEMBLAGES / moderator Stephanie de Roemer

  • Three Baroque Altarpieces in the Church of Our Lady in Aarschot (Belgium): Insights into the working methods of Antwerp sculptor and designer Pieter Scheemaeckers, Ingrid Geelen
  • The investigation and treatment of a 17th century wooden Jain Shrine (house-temple) from Gujarat, Western India Part 1. Context / Part 2. Treatment, Kathleen M. Garland, Kimberly Masteller, John Twilley, Cathleen Duffy
  • Q&A and closing remarks

 CATERED RECEPTION

  • Fabrik Café Potsdam (Schiffbauergasse 10, 14467 Potsdam – A voucher with directions from the University Campus to the Fabrik Café will be supplied.)  


Several tours will be offered to allow participants to explore museum collections and conservation projects in Potsdam and Berlin.


Conference Program and Abstracts for download

 

Costs*

ICOM/VDR
Member**   
StudentNon-Members
Early-Bird
until Jan. 31, 2016
180 €75 €220 €
Regular
Feb. 1-Mar. 25, 2016
220 €100 €280 €

 *The conference fee includes lunches and coffee. The conference reception is available for an extra charge of 50 €

**Become a member today!

- undefinedVerband der Restauratoren (VDR)
- undefinedBenefits of becoming an ICOM & ICOM-CC member

Online-Registration is not available any more. It is still possible to register on-site at the conference in Potsdam. Location

The conference will be held at the undefinedUniversity of Applied Sciences Potsdam (Fachhochschule Potsdam), Germany
Fachhochschule Potsdam
Kiepenheuerallee 5
14469 Potsdam
undefined(or see here on Google Maps)

The symposium, registration and breaks will take place in the main building (Hauptgebäude).
Lectures will be held in the main auditorium (Großer Hörsaal) HG 108.
Further information can be found on the undefinedUniversity of Applied Science Potsdam website (only in German).

Travel Arrangements

Traveling by aircraft the destination will be Tegel Airport (TXL) or Schönefeld Airport (SXF/BER). Directions from either airport to Potsdam are:
From Tegel Airport
-    Take bus X9 (Direction: S+U Zoologischer Garten),
-    change at Berlin-Charlottenburg for the commuter train S7 (Direction: Potsdam Hbf)
      or regional train RE 1 (Direction: Bandenburg Hbf or Magdeburg Hbf). Exit at station Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.
-    Take tram 92 (Direction: Kirschallee) or tram 96 (Direction: Viereckremise)
-    The final destination is the tram stop FH Potsdam (Campus Fachhochschule). Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes.

From Schönefeld Airport
-    Take regional train RE22 (Direction: S-Wannsee). Exit at station Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.
-    Take tram 92 (Direction: Kirschallee) or tram 96 (Direction: Viereckremise)
-    The final destination is the tram stop FH Potsdam (Campus Fachhochschule). Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes.
You will need to buy the ticket “Berlin ABC” for your travels between/through Berlin and Potsdam, which costs 3,30 €.

Taxi and Shuttle-Service from and to airports or railway stations can be booked with:
Gronebaum Touristik, Am Sandberg 19, 14469 Potsdam-Eiche
Tel. +49 (0)331 9678977
Mobile: +49 (0)171 8110788
E-Mail: werner.gronebaum(at)potsdam.de

Visa

Non-EU nationals may be required to obtain a visa. You will find an overview on visa requirements at the undefinedGerman Federal Foreign Office.


Accomodation

Centrally located convention hotels in Potsdam are:
•    undefinedDorint Hotel, Jägerallee
The Dorint Hotel has a special offer for conference participants. Please make your room reservation until February 5th 2016.
•    undefinedHotel Villa Monte Vino, Weinbergstraße (10-15 min. to walk)
•    undefinedHotel am Jägertor, Hegelallee (bus station, Bus 692 to Schlegelstraße/Pappelallee) or 20 min. to walk
•    undefinedHotel Mercure, Lange Brücke (Tram 92 or 96 Campus Fachhochschule)
•    undefinedHotel am Luisenplatz (Bus 692 or 30 min. to walk)
•    undefinedSteigenberger Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam, Luisenplatz (Bus 692 or 30 min. to walk)
•    undefinedPension Potsdam, Tieckstraße (10 to walk),  (70.- € per night incl. breakfast)
•    undefinedGarni Hotel Kranich, Kirschallee 57 (10 to walk or Tram 92), (60.- € per night incl. breakfast)

Further offers can be found at the undefinedPotsdam Tourist Office undefinedand here.

undefinedContact us via E-Mail

The Conference Organizing Committee

-    undefinedDaniel Hausdorf, Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group
-    undefinedStephanie de Roemer, Coordinator, ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, & Architectural Decoration Working Group,
-    undefinedProf. Dr. Angelika Rauch, Professor for Conservation and Restoration (Wood), University of Applied Sciences Potsdam,
-    undefinedCarola Klinzmann, Coordinator, VDR Working Group: Furniture and Wooden Artifacts,
-    undefinedJörg Weber, Head of Wood Conservation Laboratory, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam,
-    undefinedJan Dorscheid, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,
-    undefinedProf. Dr. Stephanie Auffret, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,
-    undefinedHelen Hughes, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, & Architectural Decoration Working Group,
-    undefinedWolfram Bangen, Assistant Coordinator, VDR Specialty Group: Furniture and Wooden Artifacts,
-    undefinedDr. Martina Grießer, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,


 

                 

German Version/Deutsche Version

HISTORISCHE UND MODERNE ASSEMBLAGEN: BEHANDLUNG VON HÖLZERNEN KOMPOSIT-OBJEKTEN/INTERIEURS IM KONTEXT


Die ICOM-CC Fachgruppen Holz, Möbel und Lackarbeiten sowie Gefasste Objekte und Architekturoberflächen und die Fachhochschule Potsdam veranstalten mit freundlicher Unterstützung der VDR-Fachgruppe Möbel und Holzobjekte eine dreitägige Konferenz, die im April an der Fachhochschule Potsdam stattfindet.


Datum:    8.-10. April 2016
Ort:         Fachhochschule Potsdam, Potsdam, Deutschland


Umgeben von den historischen Gärten und Palästen Potsdams, konzentriert sich diese Konferenz auf ortsgebundene Kunstwerke aus Holz und hölzernen Verbundstrukturen/-Werkstoffen. Innerhalb dieses Themenfeldes sollen der Verwendungszweck der jeweiligen  Kunstwerke, die aufwendigen Mittel, die zur Erschaffung der komplexen Elemente in den unterschiedlichsten Materialien verwendet wurden, sowie Methoden, die der Erhaltung und Präsentation dieser Werke dienen, erkundet werden.
Diese dreitägige Konferenz soll Fachleute aus den Bereichen Restaurierung, Kunstgeschichte, Archäometrie und Kunst in einem internationalen Forum zusammenbringen und ihnen die Gelegenheit geben, sich über neueste Forschung, Erfahrungswerte sowie vielfältige, spezifische  Fachkenntnisse auszutauschen.

Die Konferenz ist aufgeteilt in zwei Tage mit Fachvorträgen und einen Tag mit Führungen durch historische Sehenswürdigkeiten, Museen und Restaurierungsateliers. Poster stehen während der Kaffee- und Mittagspausen in der Empfangshalle zur Diskussion bereit.

Die Vorträge werden sich in folgende Themenkomplexe gliedern:
-    Assemblagen in-situ: Innenräume und Interieurs
-    Restaurierung in-situ: Methoden und Herausforderungen
-    Assemblagen im musealen Kontext: westlich, nicht-westlich und religiös
-    Innovative Techniken: Dokumentation, Restaurierungstechnologien und Analysemethoden

Die Tagungssprache ist Englisch.

undefinedCall for Papers



Conference Program and Abstracts for download

 

Tagungsgebühren*

ICOM/VDR
Mitglied**   
StudentNicht-Mitglieder
Frühbucher
bis 31. Jan. 2016
180 €75 €220 €
Regulär
1. Feb.-25. März 2016
220 €100 €280 €

 *Im Tagungspreis enthalten ist die Verpflegung in den Kaffee- und
Mittagspausen. Der Empfang kostet 50,-€ extra.

**Werden Sie heute Mitglied!

- undefinedVerband der Restauratoren (VDR)
- undefinedInformationen zur ICOM & ICOM-CC Mitgliedschaft

  Eine Online-Anmeldung ist nicht mehr möglich. Interessierte können sich noch am Tag der Konferenz vor Ort in Potsdam anmelden.Tagungsort

Die Tagung findet an der undefinedFachhochschule Potsdam statt. Die Vorträge sind im Hauptgebäude, im Großen Hörsaal HG 108, der Raum ist ausgeschildert.
undefinedFachhochschule Potsdam
Kiepenheuerallee 5
14469 Potsdam
undefined(oder hier auf Google Maps)


Anreise

Flugzeug: Tegel Airport (TXL) oder Schönefeld Airport (SXF/BER).
Weiterfahrt:
Vom Flughafen Tegel
-    Bus  X9 (Richtung: S+U Zoologischer Garten),
-    Umstieg am Zoologischer Garten S-Bahn S7 (Richtung: Potsdam Hbf)
     oder Regionalbahn RE 1 (Richtung: Bandenburg Hbf oder Magdeburg Hbf). Ausstieg Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.
-    vom Hauptbahnhof Potsdam: Tram 92 und 96 in Richtung Kirschallee bzw. Viereckremise bis Haltestelle "Campus Fachhochschule"
-    Dauer ca. 1 Std. 15 Minuten.
Vom Flughafen Schönefeld
-    Regionalzug RE22 (Richtung: S-Wannsee). Ausstieg Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.
-    vom Hauptbahnhof Potsdam: Tram 92 und 96 in Richtung Kirschallee bzw. Viereckremise bis Haltestelle "Campus Fachhochschule"
-    Dauer ca. 1 Std. 15 Minuten

Das Ticket “Berlin ABC” kostet 3,30 €.

Taxi und Shuttle-Service vom und zum Flughaben oder Bahnstationen können gebucht werden unter:
Gronebaum Touristik, Am Sandberg 19, 14469 Potsdam-Eiche
Tel. +49 (0)331 9678977
Mobile: +49 (0)171 8110788
E-Mail: werner.gronebaum(at)potsdam.de

Unterkunft

Zentral gelegene Hotels in Potsdam:
•    undefinedDorint Hotel, Jägerallee (5 Min. Fußweg)
Das Dorint Hotel bietet Sonderkonditionen für Konferenzteilnehmer. Bitte reservieren Sie Ihr Zimmer bis 5. Februar 2016.
•    undefinedHotel Villa Monte Vino, Weinbergstraße (10-15 Min. Fußweg)
•    undefinedHotel am Jägertor, Hegelallee (Bushaltestelle, Bus 692 Schlegelstraße/Pappelallee oder 20 Min. Fußweg)
•    undefinedHotel Mercure, Lange Brücke (Tram 92 oder 96 bis Campus Fachhochschule)
•    undefinedHotel am Luisenplatz (Bus 692 oder 30 Min. zu Fuß)
•    undefinedSteigenberger Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam, Luisenplatz (Bus 692 oder 30 Min. zu Fuß)
•    undefinedPension Potsdam, Tieckstraße (10 Min. Fußweg),  (70.- € pro Nacht inkl. Frühstück)
•    undefinedGarni Hotel Kranich, Kirschallee 57 (10 Min. Fußweg oder Tram 92), (60.- € pro Nacht inkl. Frühstück)

Weitere Angebote finden Sie bei der Potsdamer undefinedTourismusinformation.

undefinedKontakt

Tagungsorganisatoren

-    undefinedDaniel Hausdorf, Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group
-    undefinedStephanie de Roemer, Coordinator, ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, & Architectural Decoration Working Group,
-    undefinedProf. Dr. Angelika Rauch, Professor for Conservation and Restoration (Wood), University of Applied Sciences Potsdam,
-    undefinedCarola Klinzmann, Coordinator, VDR Working Group: Furniture and Wooden Artifacts,
-    undefinedJörg Weber, Head of Wood Conservation Laboratory, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam,
-    undefinedJan Dorscheid, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,
-    undefinedProf. Dr. Stephanie Auffret, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,
-    undefinedHelen Hughes, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, & Architectural Decoration Working Group,
-    undefinedWolfram Bangen, Assistant Coordinator, VDR Specialty Group: Furniture and Wooden Artifacts,
-    undefinedDr. Martina Grießer, Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group,