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The presentation of the documentary Time Has Not Helped in Split, Croatia

The presentation of the documentary Time Has Not Helped in Split, Croatia

The presentation of the documentary Vrijeme nije pomoglo (Time Has Not Helped) in Split, Croatia, took place on December 9, 2019 at the famous Zlatna vrata (Golden Gates) Cinematheque. The movie was presented by Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split), who co-authored the film with Dragan Đokić (Studio Baranda). The film was produced with funds that the University of Split received for the implementation of the CAPuS project. Time Has Not Helped focuses on the monumental outdoor sculpture Door that artist Branko Ružić (1919 – 1997) produced in Sisak in 1984. Badly deteriorated......


Raising public awareness of outdoor sculpture preservation issues through an exhibition and a documentary

Raising public awareness of outdoor sculpture preservation issues through an exhibition and a documentary

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) and Romana Tekić (Slavonski Brod Art Gallery) authored the exhibition Door, Variations, which showcased ten works by the renowned Croatian sculptor Branko Ružić (1919 – 1997), all on the theme of the door. The exhibition aimed to commemorate the centenary of Ružić’s birth, and to point out the importance of conservation-restoration works for the purpose of preserving outdoor sculptures. The exhibition was held in Slavonski Brod (The Vladimir Becić Art Salon, September 12 – October 9, 2019) and Sisak (Sisak Municipal Musem, October 15 – November 7,......


Lecture at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, Croatia

Lecture at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, Croatia

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) participated at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, where she gave a talk on the painted steel sculpture Object II by Josip Diminić (1979) from the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park. The lecture titled “U potrazi za izgubljenim bojama: konzerviranje-restauriranje skulpture Objekt II autora Josipa Diminića iz Parka skulptura Željezare Sisak” was held in the northern tower of the Split University Library on April 9, 2019. The sculpture Object II had been in a state of great deterioration and underwent an extensive conservation-restoration treatment in 2014. The......


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 guided......


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 considering......


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 into......


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 team......


CAPuS Facebook page launched

CAPuS Facebook page launched

With the aim of enhancing our social media presence, we have launched a Facebook page. If you want to keep up to date with our news, events, and more, join our Facebook community. If any of your Facebook friends are interested in conservation of public art, make sure to invite them to like our Page!...


CAPuS project presented at the 6th International Art and Restoration Fair in Florence, Italy

CAPuS project presented at the 6th International Art and Restoration Fair in Florence, Italy

Ilaria Saccani (CESMAR7, Italy) and Michela Berzoli (AN.T.A. RES, Italy) presented the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project at the 6th International Art and Restoration Fair in Florence (Salone Arte e Restauro di Firenze). The Fair was held over a full week (14-19 May, 2018). A number of events and initiatives took place throughout the city, but the heart of the event was at Villa Vittoria – Congress Palace. The presentation of the CAPuS project took place on May 18 at the Kermes Talking Corner. The presentation highlighted the contribution of......