Living Heritage: Materials, Methods and Context - New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials Conference 2018

Published on 2018-11-11T19:44:04Z (GMT) by NZCCM 2018
Selected pre-prints from the New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials (NZCCM) 2018 Conference.<div><i><br></i></div><div><p>Heritage is a living, active part of our communities. Conservation needs to be both responsive to each individual situation and responsible within its own set of wider professional ethics.</p><p>At the 2018 NZCCM Conference in Auckland, we welcome discussion on current conservation practices and the challenges we face. </p><p>As conservators, we are aware that our work takes place within a larger cultural context. Whilst preservation remains at the core of what we do, we are at the intersection of materials-based conservation and values-based approaches.</p><p>This is an opportunity to share and hear about treatment methodologies, advances in the use and research of materials, solutions for display and storage, and ways in which the context of an artwork or object has informed decision making.</p><p><br></p><p>These articles are preprints of presentations given at the NZCCM 2018 Conference "Living Heritage: Materials, Methods and Context", held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki on October 24 - 26, 2018. Preprints from the conference were welcomed from all speakers, who included both full NZCCM members and affiliated professionals. Articles were not peer-reviewed; views presented are the authors' own and do not represent NZCCM or its members. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of and permissions required for the content of their articles, and retain copyright to their written ideas and photographs.<br></p></div>

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2018, NZCCM (2018): Living Heritage: Materials, Methods and Context - New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials Conference 2018. figshare. Collection. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.c.4246388.v1