Συνέδριο ART BIO MATTERS 2021, 22-24/09/2021 (προθεσμία 06/08/20201)

ART BIO MATTERS 2021

Learn about cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research into the biological substances found in cultural heritage materials.

Conservators, curators/cultural historians, and scientists are invited to apply to register for ART BIO MATTERS 2021 a free virtual conference to be held September 22, 23, and 24, 2021. The full program and application to register is found at https://www.artbiomatters.org/. Participants will be intentionally limited to a balanced group of 75 representatives from the disciplines of science, conservation, and curatorship/cultural history.

Presentations will include such topics such as (titles abridged):

  • Chia oil in paintings and lacquerware from New Spain (Mexico)
  • ArcHives: Beeswax as a biomolecular archive
  • Cataloging skin-based, skeletal, and hard keratinous animal tissues in decorative art
  • The Chilkat dye project
  • Non-traditional materials in the ground layer of paintings from the Danish Golden Age
  • The biomolecular identification of seal use in Romanesque medieval manuscripts
  • From egg tempera to oil painting – case studies of Domenico Ghirlandaio and Sandro Botticelli
  • Extracting stories from DNA preserved by 19th century Americana
  • Reconciling scientific and curatorial perspectives when reporting on surface materials on African sculptures

And more....

Over a dozen posters will address topics including (titles abridged):

  • Life histories of ivory objects in museum collections
  • Animal tendon on late medieval wooden artifacts
  • Proteomic analysis (eZooMS) of legal documents from Medieval East Anglia
  • Decolonizing crocodylian collections
  • Changes of proteins in tempera paintings
  • ZooMS identifications of human and cervid barbed points from Mesolithic Doggerland
  • Scrimshaw
  • DNA barcoding of Northwest Coast objects: A method for fostering reciprocal relationships between museums and communities
  • Blue and yellow feather panels from Corral Redondo, Peru

And more...

The deadline to apply is AUGUST 6, 2021

The ART BIO MATTERS 2021 Steering Committee will select a balanced intake of applicants who are expected to participate fully in the proceedings.

See more info at https://www.artbiomatters.org/

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