Following the success of last years's event, the icon Photographic Materials Group is running a second photo conservation round table on Friday 30th November at the Science Museum, London. This event aims to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing among conservators and other professionals interested in the preservation of photographic materials.The PhMG is looking for conservators, conservation scientists, students, and anyone else keen to speak about photograph conservation. Whether…See More
The Icon Photographic Materials Group, Tru Vue and The National Archives, U.K. are delighted to announce an evening lecture by Professor Debra Hess Norris: I’ve Just Seen a Face: The Preservation of our Global Photographic HeritagePhotograph and film collections are held in museums, libraries, archives and private homes all over the world: they document our global heritage. These materials are deteriorating owing to exposure to poor environmental conditions, inadequate storage, and natural…See More
The Icon Photographic Materials Group and The National Archives are delighted to announce a three-day practical workshop with Debra Hess-Norris. Conservators, archivists, curators of historical photograph collections and anyone with an interest in the preservation of photographic materials are invited to participate. The workshop will take place at The National Archives in London, between Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th July 2018. Debra Hess-Norris is Professor of photograph conservation at the…See More
The Icon Photographic Materials Group is running an event on the acquisition, identification, preservation and conservation of contemporary photographic materials, in the context of museums and other institutions.Talks will be presented by group committee members Vanessa Torres, Ioannis Vasallos and Marta Garcia Celma, as well as guest speaker Nicholas Burnett.Vanessa will discuss the acquisition of contemporary colour photography in a museum environment. She will focus on the chromogenic…See More
"Hi Stephanie, my name is Jason Tilley I'm a photographer. I will hopefully working on a project in India cleaning and digitising glass plates from 1929 to 1947 and celluloid negatives also. I've worked in analogue photography for 30 years…"
The Icon Photographic Materials Group is running an event on Friday 17th November to share knowledge on the conservation of photographs and film. Following on from the successful Icon Scotland news and ideas exchange, the PhMG are looking for 16 conservators or conservation scientists willing to share their experiences. You may be working in an institution, as a private conservator or as a student. We’d like to hear about your solutions, but also your dilemmas over photographic materials both…See More
Hi Stephanie, my name is Jason Tilley I'm a photographer. I will hopefully working on a project in India cleaning and digitising glass plates from 1929 to 1947 and celluloid negatives also. I've worked in analogue photography for 30 years and I do have experience cleaning/washing old film but I'd like to gain extra knowledge working with glass plates. Do you think this event on the 17th will be of use to me as I'll be heading to London for the day from Coventry. Many thanks . Jason