• Colors & Textures of the World

    Jan 14-15 2021

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Join us for the 7th International Architectural Finishes Research Conference held virtually on Jan. 14th and 15th 2021. The theme, Colors and Textures of the World, was chosen to represent the many cultures that create our AFR community. Our field includes paint analysts, architectural conservators, material scientists, scholars, decorative painters, architects, and heritage managers from around the world. Experience our digital venue as we explore the different aspects of architectural finishes research: history, technology, application and materials. Hear lectures directly from the people preserving, protecting and documenting historic spaces. Venture out and mingle with top companies in the field of preservation at this cutting-edge event.

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OUR SPEAKERS

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Ana Logreira

Freelance conservator of wall paintings, stone and architectural decorated surfaces
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Andrew Fearon

AIC-PA Chief Architectural Conservator Materials Conservation
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Dr Anneli Randla

Associate Professor, Senior Researcher Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage and Conservation Faculty of Art and Culture Estonian Academy of Arts
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Dr Hilkka Hiiop

Professor of Conservation, Department of Conservation and Cultural Heritage Estonian Academy of Arts
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Emily Sottile

DIRECTOR, SACRED SPACE STUDIO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE
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Evan Oxland

MA, MSHP, ICOMOS, APTi, AIC Senior Architectural Conservator
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Stephanie M. Hoagland

Principal Jablonski Building Conservation, Inc.
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Marta Raposo

Ph.D. Candidate - Preservation of the Architectural Heritage Politecnico di Milano
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Ms. Dian Zhang

Senior Engineer and Deputy Chief at Department of Architectural Conservation Management of the Forbidden Palace Museum
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Ziye Tang PhD candidate

Chinese Village Culture Research Center, Central South University
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Line Bregnhøi

Conservator
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Santje Pander

MA - Post-Master trainee, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, Historic Interiors, University of Amsterdam
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Mary A. Jablonski

Principal Jablonski Building Conservation, Inc.
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Dr.techn. Or Aleksandrowicz

Assistant Professor Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
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Phillipa McDonnell MA PgDip BA (Hons)

Conservator, Lincoln Conservation School of History and Heritage
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Polly Westlake

Wall Paintings Conservator for Cliveden Conservation Workshop
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Lena Naama Sharabi

Herodom Expedition Institute of Archaeology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Dr. Tamar Shadmi

jewish Art & Culture, Oranim College
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Jeff Greene

Chairman & Founder EverGreene Architectural Arts.
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Dr.Tanja Dettmering, Dipl. Min.

Director of studies at the August Bebel College, Head of construction for color and wood technology, natural sciences, school and quality development.
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Karen Stone

Architectural Paint Researcher Conservator Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc.
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Helen Hughes

Architectural Paint Researcher Owner of Helen Hughes - Historic Interiors Research & Conservation (HIRC)
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Hee Sook Leeniinioja

PHD
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Liz Trumbull

Manager of Historic Preservation and Architectural Conservation at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
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Professor João Pernão

Architect, MSc, PhD Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon
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Asaf Ben-Haim

Archaeologist, Emerging Professional Working Group, ICOMOS Israel and the Institute of Archaeology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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José Aguiar professor

Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon PORTUGAL
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Merav Shaul

Project manger
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Architect Moshe Shapira

Conservation Architect ,Israel Planning Administration
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Arch Naor Mimar

Conservation & Architect
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Shay Farkash

researcher and conservator of murals and paint
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Tamar Tuchler

Vice President of the Council for the Conservation of Heritage Sites Israel
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Mr. Avi Cohen Skali

CEO Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage
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Hili (Yehiel ) Tropper

Minister of Culture and Sports
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Mr. Yaakov Yaniv

CEO of Yad Ben-Zvi
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Omri Shalmon

CEO of the Council for Conservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

THE SCHEDULE

All Listed Times are in Israeli Standard Time

Introduction Session

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Color, painting & conservation - " field chat "a conservationist, architect, project manager and entrepreneur discuss the various aspects of color, conservation and murals in Israel.
Participants: Tamar Tuchler - Vice President of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel, Arch Naor Mimar, Shai Farkash researcher and conservator of murals and paint & Meirav Shaul Project Manager

Shrine and Crown - Survey of Wall Art in Israel The crown of art in murals on the walls, exteriors and interiors and launch of a series of wall art in Israel stamps produced by the Philatelic Service of Israel.

Writing on the Wall: Vision and greetings - Mr. Avi Cohen Skali CEO Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage; Mr. Yaakov Yaniv, CEO of Yad Ben-Zvi; Mr. Omri Shalmon, CEO of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel .

A Journey in the Land of Wall Paintings, following the survey ״Israeli stamps featuring wall art” sites commemorated on stamps: Ades Synagogue, Kfar Uria, the Afia painted house in Shlomi. A meeting with the communities and issues in the conservation of wall art at the sites selected for conservation in the coming years

led by the project's directors: Chen Burnett ,Arch Shira shapira Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage , Humi Novenstern, The Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel, Dr. Nirit Shalev Khalifa, Yad Yitzhak ben Tzvi.

The architectural decoration at Herodium: 3D analyses and reconstruction proposals Archeologist :Asaf Ben-Haim, archaeologist, Emerging Professional Working Group, ICOMOS Israel and the Institute of Archaeology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ready to Mingle

Walk around our venue and meet with others in the field along with top companies in the world of conservation

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Afternoon

Session one: Historical Use of Architectural Finishes

Session One: 04:00 PM

Keynote Speaker- Helen Hughs-'It will be the colour of an apple' – Problems in envisioning the colours of the past

Andrew Fearon, Liz Trumbull- "A Prison’s Colored Past: Revealing the Paint History of a Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary"

Anna Kiegseisen- "The Colors of old Gdansk: Mannerist and Renaissance Polychrome Facades in Gdansk, Poland"

Session Two: Architectural Finishes in Sacred Spaces:

Session Two

Emily Sottile- "The Imperial Majesty, the Monks and the Moderns"

Tamar Shadmi- "Preserving the Sacred Names: Dilemmas of Preserving Synagogue Wall Inscriptions Along Three Centuries"

Anneli Randla, Hikka Hiiop - "Catholic Murals in Protestant Churches in Estonia: To See or Not to See?"

Hee Sook Leeniinioja- "(Un)Finished Architectural Ornamentation Transcends the Glory of the Ephemeral Earth to the Eternal Paradise in Islamic Sacred Spaces"

Session Three: Historic Materials of Architectural Finishes:

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Lena Sharabi- "A Royal Palette? On Colors and Pigments at the Reception Area of Herod’s Theater at Herodium"

Marta Raposo- "Behind Lisbon Pombalina: Survival and Change of Domestic Finishes and Decoration of Architectural Historic Ensembles"

Mary Jablonski- "Latex Paint: A Mid-Century Modern Coating with Little Respect"

Line Bregnhoei- "Style History Seen Through Colours."

Introduction Session

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

White city with dots of color. Armenian and Bezalel tiles in Jerusalem architecture in the mandatory period and the preservation of it today Architect Moshe Shapira ,Israel Planning Administration

The role of light and colour in architectural perception.Professor João Pernão Architect, MSc, PhD Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon

Color in architecture and urban conservation: José Aguiar professor
Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon PORTUGAL

Ready to Mingle

Walk around our venue and meet with others in the field along with top companies in the world of conservation

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Afternoon

Session one: Techniques of Architectural Finishes Research

Session One: 04:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Greene- "Glowing in the Dark: Black Light Murals and the Quandary of Using UV as a Conservator’s Diagnostic Tool"

Polly Westlake, Ana Logreira- "Fire Damaged Church: A Discussion About the Conservation and Presentation of it’s Wall Painting"

Evan Oxland - Finish Investigations of Second and Third Phase Ukrainian Settlement Vernacular Wood Homes at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Alberta

Session Two: Beyond Paint: Alternative Architectural Finishes

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Stephanie Hoagland- "Signatures and Scribbles: Preservation and Conservation of Graffiti as an Architectural Finish"

Ziye Tang- "The Papers in Chinese Pasting"

Phillippa McDonnell- "The Peggy, The Cabin Room and the Mysterious Mention of Patent Green"

Dr. Tanja Dettmering - Modern and Traditional Limewashes and Paint Systems in Built Heritage Conservation: Case Studies from Germany and Experiences in China

Session Three: Beyond Paint: Alternative Architectural Finishes

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Karen Stone- "Sgraffito Conservation at the Historic New York City Theaters"

Or Aleksandrowicz- "Ornament in Disguise: Cultural Tensions in Exposed Concrete Application in Israel"

Santje Pander- "The UNESCO Press Room: Conserving Linoleum Surfaces"

WHAT TO EXPECT

Two days

Listen to speakers from around the world give gripping details of the projects that they have completed. Hear their vivid accounts of problems and solutions as they encountered them.

Experience the History

Join us as we travel and share in some of the world's most breathtaking historic spaces. Encounter the vivid colors and textures of ongoing projects with our virtual tours.

Chats & Mingling

This virtual coffee shop meet up with old friends or make new ones in our hang-out area. This virtual coffee shop is set up with you in mind

Walk around the Virtual Venue

Explore our interactive booths from some of the world's top companies in conservation and paint research

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Frequently Asked Questions
If I missed the lecture that I wanted to see, can I watch it later?

Yes, all of the lectures will be streamed On-Demand in the auditorium after it is shown live. Also, you will still be able to ask questions to specific lecturers by private chat, or if the session is still happening, you may ask during the question and answer session at the end

Is Zoom accessible?

Yes, we have set up a hangout area where there is Zoom capabilities and chat room access. Use this area to make new friends or speak with old ones

How do we ask the lecturers questions?

During the session the moderator will compile the questions for an end question and answer session. Questions will be given in the chat area while the lecture is taking place, and can be answered by the lecturer there or chosen by the moderator.

Will the lectures be archived and accessible after the conference?

Yes, the content will be available and accessed for a duration of time on the site

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