martedì 26 gennaio 2016

Workshops on the Conservation of Japanese Art Objects - BERLIN 2016

Workshops on the Conservation of Japanese Art Objects
on Paper and Silk
 
The National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo (NRICPT) is pleased to announce two workshops on the conservation and restoration of Japanese art objects on paper and silk to take partn Berlin. The workshops are free of charge, and will be conducted in Japanese with English translation at Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin).
 
Dates: July 6th - 8th and July 11th – 15th 2016
Venue: Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin)
1st Floor Lecture and Event Room via staff entrance: Takustr. 40, 14195 Berlin
Organizer: The National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo
With the support of Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin
 
Contents:
Workshop 1 “Basic -Japanese paper and silk cultural properties-”
July 6th – 8th 2016, for conservators, restorers and restoration specialists, curators,
This three-day workshop is aimed to introduce Japanese art objects on paper and silk through lectures, demonstrations, as well as practical exercises conducted by Japanese specialists. It will be focused on the mounting formats, the materials and techniques, general principles of conservation and restoration, and the practical exercises includes the handling of scrolls and screens.
 
The number of participants is limited to 15.
Applicants should submit the application form by March 31st.
Notification of the selection will be sent via e-mail by April 15th.
 
 
Workshop 2 “Advanced - Restoration of Japanese Hanging Scrolls-”
July 11th – 15th 2016, for conservators, restorers and restoration specialists
This five-day workshop is designed for conservators, restorers and restoration specialists who already have an advanced knowledge of Japanese restoration and conservation techniques. It is aimed to introduce the analysis of damages on Japanese hanging scrolls, the emergency measures such as reinforcement with paper strips (orefuse in Japanese), removing and re-attaching of rollerrods, and restoration techniques such as lining with Japanese paper through the practical exercises.
Applicants are required to have previously taken either “Basics for Japanese Paper and silk conservation” or the similar workshops of the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
Tokyo such as JPC 2006 downward.
 
The number of participants is limited to 9.
Applicants should submit the application form by March 31st.
Notification of the selection will be sent via e-mail by April 15th.
 
 
Please Note:
*Travel and accommodation are the participant’s responsibility.
*NRICPT does not have any grants. Participants have to seek funding for themselves.
*Participants must prepare all official documents required to enter and stay in Germany such as visa
by themselves.
National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo (NRICPT) 13-43 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8713 JAPAN
To: Momoko Oda(Ms), oda20@tobunken.go.jp
Cc: Rika Yamanoue(Ms), yamanoue@tobunken.go.jp
Application deadline: 31st March 2016