• 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 covering the vast field of conservation. The theme, chosen to represent all of the many cultures that create our AFR community. Our vibrant members include paint analysts, architectural conservators, material scientists, scholars, decorative painters, architects, and heritage managers from around the world, along with city planners and more. See as we journey through a digital venue as we explore the different Colors and Textures of the World Hear lectures on the directly form the people preserving, protection and documenting these historic spaces. Venture out and mingle with top companies in the field of preservation at our 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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dr.M.G. (Mariël) Polman

Specialist on Architectural Paint Research Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands
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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

Senior Conservator, Dec Arts For the Conservation of Statuary, Plasterworks, Masonry, Wall Paintings & Decorative Arts.
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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

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Liz Trumbull

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

THE SCHEDULE

Introduction Session

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

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- "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 Randia- "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:

Session Three

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

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- "Fire Damaged Church: A Discussion About the Conservation and Presentation of it’s Wall Painting"

Vrinda Jariwala- "Craftsmanship and its Conservation Case Example of Araaish, Rajasthan"

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"

Session Three: Beyond Paint: Alternative Architectural Finishes

Session Three

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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