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Lecture on conserving photographs damaged by Japanese tsunami (Edinburgh)

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Lecture on conserving photographs damaged by Japanese tsunami (Edinburgh)

Time: July 12, 2012 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Location: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
Street: 1 Queen Street
City/Town: Edinburgh
Website or Map: http://www.nationalgalleries.…
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: ICON Scotland Group & Photographic Materials Group
Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2012

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Event Description

ICON Photographic Materials Group "Let's Talk About Photography" lecture series presents:

"Rescuing Tsunami damaged photographs in Japan - Saving images and memories of family photographs"

The National Portrait Gallery
Edinburgh
Thursday, 12 July 2012 (15:00 - 16:30)

The Photographer's Gallery
London
Thursday, 19 July 2012 (17:30 - 20:00)

Lecture by Yoko Shiraiwa


ICON (Institute of Conservation) Scotland and the ICON Photographic Materials Group are very pleased to announce that as part of the "Let's Talk About Photography" series, the conservator Yoko Shiraiwa will be giving two lectures in the UK about her work on photographic materials damaged in the Japanese Tsunami.

The first lecture will take place at the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh on Thursday the 12th July from 3.00 – 4.30 pm. We are able to offer the event thanks to the generous sponsorship of ICON Scotland and the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.

To attend Edinburgh event please register in advance contacting Erica Kotze at e.kotze@abdn.ac.uk or on +44 (0)1224 274268. Further details can be seen on the group page

The second event will take place at The Photographers' Gallery on the 19th July from 5.30 - 8pm, and will also include a guided tour of the newly-opened Gallery with a curator. We are very lucky to be able to offer the event at a reasonable cost thanks to the generosity of The Photographers' Gallery and Harwell Document Restoration Services.

To attend London event please register in advance contacting Sarah Allen at sarahallenconserve@gmail.com or on +44 (0)7960 587 014.
Further details can be seen on the group page


Saya Honda Miles
ICON Photographic Materials Group Committee
Red Box Digitisation Project Conservator
English Heritage
The Engine House
Firefly Avenue
Swindon, UK
SN2 2EH.
t: +44 (0)1793 414748
e: saya.miles@english-heritage.org.uk

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