Monthly Archives: December 2019


Poster presentation at the National Conference of the Italian Association of Archaeometry

Poster presentation at the National Conference of the Italian Association of Archaeometry

Results from the CAPuS project are being presented by University of Turin and Conservation and Restoration Centre “La Venaria Reale”  through a poster presentation at the National Conference of the Italian Association of Archaeometry. The Congress, held in Reggio Calabria from 27 to 29 March 2019, was focused on the role of Archaeometry in Museums and Exhibitions. The poster “Painting materials and decay phenomena in urban art: the case of the Urban Art Museum in Turin” exhibited the results of artists’ interviews and preliminary diagnostic campaign on three artworks in the city of......


CAPuS project presentation at the TECHNOHERITAGE2019 in Seville, Spain

CAPuS project presentation at the TECHNOHERITAGE2019 in Seville, Spain

UVIGO team has presented the CAPuS project during TECHNOHERITAGE2019, the IV International Congress Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Seville (Spain),  from 26 to 30 March 2019. Teresa Rivas showed the paper “Deterioration of art in public spaces: first assessment of the problems for its conservation” (T. Rivas, E.M. Alonso-Villar, JS. Pozo-Antonio) with first results of the project about documentaiton and analytical approach. The oral communication aroused curiosities and many questions were formulated....


Presentation of the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Croatia

Presentation of the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Croatia

IT expert Toni Tabak, university teacher and researcher Sagita Mirjam Sunara, and conservation-restoration student Jelena Hudinčec (University of Split) presented the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Sisak. The Night of Museums (Croatian: Noć muzeja) is an annual event held across Croatia, usually on the last Friday in January, in which entry to museums and cultural institutions is free. This year’s event focused on innovations and the digital future. Sisak Municipal Museum prepared a rich and varied program for the 2019 edition of the Night of Museums. It included......


International Congress 'Colore e Conservazione 2018 - Support (the) Image'

International Congress ‘Colore e Conservazione 2018 – Support (the) Image’

During the International Congress COLORE E CONSERVAZIONE 2018 – SUPPORT (the) IMAGE organized by CESMAR7, which took place at Campus Cà Foscari in Venice (Italy) from 23 to 24 November 2018, Ilaria Saccani (CESMAR7) and Dominique Scalarone (UNITO) presented a paper related to the CAPuS project, “Considerations on street art supports through the artists’ voice” (authors: D. Scalarone, M. Bertasa, P. Croveri, M. Cardinali, S. Stoisa, I. Saccani, G. Cavanna, R. Bestetti, D. Riggiardi, A. Tibiletti). The research was focused on the analysis of supports and their preparation, whether the artist is......


Poster presentation at the international symposium Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation in Amersfoort and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Poster presentation at the international symposium Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation in Amersfoort and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) presented a poster at the international symposium Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation, which was held in Amersfoort and Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 15th and 16th November 2018.  Organized by the Dutch Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK), the two-day symposium included 20 oral presentations and 21 poster presentations. More than a hundred proposals from all over the world were received! Sunara’s poster “Of Art and Men: The Conservator as Story Collector” focuses on the interviews she is conducting as a part of the research......


Poster presentation at the International Institute for Conservation (IIC) Congress in Turin, Italy

Poster presentation at the International Institute for Conservation (IIC) Congress in Turin, Italy

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) presented a poster at the 27th Biennial Congress of the International Institute for Conservation, which was held in Turin, Italy, from 10th to 14th September 2018. The Congress brought together heritage professionals from over 50 countries to discuss and explore the topic of preventive conservation. Sunara presented the poster “Preventive Conservation in an Outdoor Sculpture Collection”, which she produced in collaboration with Neven Peko (Sisak Municipal Museum) and Ivana Miletić Čakširan (Monuments Care Office in Sisak, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia). The CAPuS......


7th Conservation-Restoration Workshop in the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park

7th Conservation-Restoration Workshop in the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park

A group of conservation-restoration students of the Arts Academy in Split participated in a theoretical and practical workshop focused on the preservation, interpretation and stewardship of outdoor sculpture, which took place in Sisak, Croatia, from September 24th to September 30th, 2018. The 7th Conservation-Restoration Workshop in the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park was organized and led by Dr Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split), with assistance from Tina Tomšič, intern at the Conservation-Restoration Department of the Arts Academy in Split. Six students participated in the workshop: Jelena Hudinčec (5th year), Tamara Kaličanin (4th......


Second meeting of the CAPuS project (Split, Croatia)

Second meeting of the CAPuS project (Split, Croatia)

The second meeting of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project was held on July 12, 2018 at the University of Split, Croatia. Each team presented the artworks listed in their Initial Selection of Artworks Form (including archival photos, details showing structural and surface issues, artist interviews and analytical results if already available). The criteria for the selection were explained and discussed.  WP10 leader Ilaria Saccani (CESMAR 7) updated the team on the dissemination activities. Toni Tabak (University of Split / Digitize Studio) presented the website and its structure. Group......