Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS), 04-05/06/2021

The final event of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project is a two-day online conference (June 4–5, 2021) that will feature presentations of the main project results, as well as contributions from international experts in the field of public art conservation. Participation at the event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory.

Please follow the links below for further information.

Conference website: www.cesmar7.org/capus-final-event
Online registration: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WfKF61j9RraqsXh5F-4O8A
Project website: http://www.capusproject.eu/

CONFERENCE PROGRAM:

June 4, 2021 (Friday)

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome
9.10 – 9.30 CAPuS project overview – Dominique Maria Scalarone (CAPuS team leader, University of Turin)
9.30 – 9.50 CAPuS Digital Repository – Sagita Mirjam Sunara (CAPuS team, University of Split)
9.50 – 10.10 Time and again; interviews and time-lines as enhanced documentation for the future conservation of public artworks – Lydia Beerkens (SRAL Art Conservation and Research, Maastricht)
10.10 – 10.30 Torino Guidelines for Urban Art and Muralism – Marco Ciari (Municipality of Torino)
10.30 – 10.45 Q&A

10.45 – 11.00 Break

11:00 – 11.20 Identification of materials and degradation products in urban art works – Iago Pozo (CAPuS team, University of Vigo) and Josipa Bilić (CAPuS team, METRIS Research Centre)
11.20 – 11.40 Analytical methods for the characterisation of public art materials – Francesca Modugno (University of Pisa)
11.40 – 12.00 Testing of products – Michela Berzioli (CAPuS team, AN.T.A.RES srl)
12.00 – 12.20 Testing of removal methods for degraded coatings and of new coating systems for application on sculptures from the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park – Neven Peko (CAPuS team, Sisak Municipal Museum)
12.20 – 12.35 Q&A
12.35 – 12.45 Closing remarks

June 5, 2021 (Saturday)

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome
9.10 – 9.20 CAPuS Glossary – Paola Croveri (CAPuS team, Centro Conservazione e Restauro "La Venaria Reale") & Marc Mascort (CAPuS team, Montana Colors S.L.)
9.20 – 9.40 Conservation guidelines for art works in public spaces – Arianna Scarcella (CAPuS team, Centro Conservazione e Restauro "La Venaria Reale")
9.40 – 10.00 The ephemeral character of urban art and conservation. A methodological dilemma – Elena García Gayo, Rosa Gasol (GE-IIC)
10.00 – 10.20 Research and restoration of contemporary artworks. Materials used by Keith Haring – Antonio Rava (Societa' Rava E C. srl)
10.20 – 10.30 Crowdfunding campaign & Conservation intervention in Reggio Emilia – Ilaria Saccani (CAPuS team, CESMAR7)
10.30 – 10.45 Q&A

10.45 – 11.00 Break

11.00 – 11.20 CAPuS teaching modules (for HEIs & for professionals) – Monica Gulmini (CAPuS team, University of Torino) and I. Saccani (CAPuS team, CESMAR7)
11.20 – 11.40 CAPuS e-learning module: open for testing – (CAPuS team, University of Turin)
11.40 – 12.00 Conservation of street art: experiences in teaching and training programmes – Maria Chatzidakis (Technological Educational Institute of Athens)*
12.00 – 12.15 Short presentations by CAPuS students*
An insight of a PhD student within the CAPuS project: research and personal experience – Enrique Manuel Alonso Villar (University of Vigo)
The research into the sculptural production of the Sisak Steelworks Fine Artists' Colony – Jelena Hudinčec (University of Split, Arts Academy)
Painting materials in street art and graffiti: chemical characterisation and analytical evaluation of the effectiveness of cleaning treatments – Giulia Pellis (University of Turin)
12.30 – 12.40 Q&A
12.30 – 12.40 Closing remarks

* Provisional titles (to be confirmed).