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Ian Moor The Centre for Photographic Conservation

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Ian Moor The Centre for Photographic Conservation

Time: March 20, 2017 to June 30, 2017
Location: The Centre for Photographic Conservation London
Street: Stanstead Road
City/Town: Forest Hill London
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Event Type: professional, development, courses
Organized By: Ian L Moor
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2016

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Event Description

The Centre for Photographic Conservation has for 37 years responded to the needs of fellow professionals offering a programme of courses and workshops on aspects of the preservation and conservation of historic photographs. The Centre will offer a programme of courses in 2017. 

The Centre's career and professional development courses offer conservators and other heritage professionals specialist training in this challenging field; enabling them to hone their practical skills and upgrade their knowledge of current developments and techniques. Course tutors are Ian Moor and Angela Moor who communicate their knowledge, expertise and passion in such a way as to bring alive the history and diversity of photography whilst still fully addressing the 21st Century problems of preserving and conserving this evocative and transient medium. Their approach cannot fail to stimulate participants to a deeper understanding of, and professional growth in this demanding discipline.


Preventive Conservation of Photographic Materials (Theory) Ref: 100/2

An intensive four-day course covering the identification, causes of degradation, conservation treatment options, handling, exhibition and storage of photographic materials. Course dates: 20th-23rd March 2017

Preservation and Conservation of Photographic Materials.Ref: 100/1 

seven-week "Certificated" career and professional development course for experienced conservators and conservation students seeking to increase and develop their knowledge, skills and experience in the field of photographic conservation. The course programme skillfully blends together the history of photography and the theory of photo-chemistry with the practical hands-on skills needed for the preservation and conservation treatment of photographs, which is the main emphasis of the course. Course dates: 15th May - 30th June 2017 

The Identification of Photographic Processes.Ref: 100/4

An in-depth examination of the visual, process chemistry, material and degradation characteristics necessary for the identification of historic photographic processes. This intensive four-day course offers heritage professionals and others working with or collecting photography a unique opportunity to undertake a comparative study of original images from The Centre's Collections dating from the birth of photography, 1795 to the present day. Course dates: 22nd - 25th May 2017 

Rediscovering Historic Photographic Processes. Ref: 100/7

A five-day practical workshop providing an opportunity to relive the excitement experienced by the pioneers of photography combined with a user friendly grounding in photo-chemistry. Processes taught include Fox Talbot's Photogenic Drawing and Calotype, the Salted Paper print, Fife's Direct Positive, Herschel's Cyanotype and Niépce de St. Victor's Albumen print. Course dates: 15th - 19th May 2017

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