Japanese Paper Conservation course begins

September 1, 2016

Japanese Paper Conservation course begins

The 2016 edition of the JPC-Japanese Paper Conservation course was inaugurated in Tokyo on 29 August.  This highly specialised three-week event will be held from 29 August – 16 September 2016.

The course has been organised once a year since 1992, in collaboration between the Japanese heritage authorities at National Research Institute for Cultural Properties and ICCROM.  This year’s edition brings together ten professionals from around the world.  For the first time, colleagues from Bhutan, Croatia and Iceland are joining the course. Continue reading…


Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

April 22, 2016

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT

Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

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Dates: 9 to 25 November 2016

Place: Mexico City, Mexico

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International Course on Conservation of Japanese Paper (JPC)

January 7, 2016

Course Announcement

Conservation of Japanese Paper course participant

Dates: 29 August – 16 September 2016

Place: Tokyo, Japan

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The course
Many collections all over the world house Japanese paintings, calligraphic works and other paper–based artifacts. The purpose of this course is to offer those caring for such collections outside of Japan an insight into the materials and techniques of the Japanese paper-mounting tradition, and to the principles guiding the care of such collections in Japan. Through improving their understanding of the basic characteristics of the Japanese paper tradition, the participants will be in a better position to make decisions concerning the care of Japanese artifacts in their collections. The course aims also at offering opportunities to build bridges between the Japanese and the Western paper conservation traditions and to assess the applicability of the Japanese approach, materials & techniques also to non-Japanese cultural heritage. Continue reading…


International Course on Conservation of Japanese Paper (JPC)

December 15, 2014

Course Announcement

Conservation of Japanese Paper course participant

Dates: 31 August – 18 September 2015

Place: Tokyo, Japan

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The course
Many collections all over the world house Japanese paintings, calligraphic works and other paper–based artifacts. The purpose of this course is to offer those caring for such collections outside of Japan an insight into the materials and techniques of the Japanese paper-mounting tradition, and to the principles guiding the care of such collections in Japan. Through improving their understanding of the basic characteristics of the Japanese paper tradition, the participants will be in a better position to make decisions concerning the care of Japanese artifacts in their collections. The course aims also at offering opportunities to build bridges between the Japanese and the Western paper conservation traditions and to assess the applicability of the Japanese approach, materials & techniques also to non-Japanese cultural heritage. Continue reading…


Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

November 14, 2014

course inaugurationWith the goal of exchanging experiences and knowledge in the conservation of paper cultural heritage, the National Coordination of Cultural Heritage Conservation (CNCPC) and ICCROM, through its regional program for Latin America and the Caribbean, LATAM, inaugurated on 5 November the “International Paper Conservation Course in Latin America: Meeting with the East.”

This is the third time that the course has been conducted in Mexico with the participation of specialists from Latin America and Japan. It is an initiative of the Manager of the Graphic Documents Workshop at CNCPC, Marie Vander Meeren, who took the course offered by the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo Japan, led by researcher Masato Kato, and brought to fruition the proposal to bring the course to the American continent. Continue reading…


International Course on Conservation of Japanese Paper: Opened on August 25

August 27, 2014

This three-week training course is co-organized by NRICPT and ICCROM. This year ten participants are being welcomed from ten countries.  They include professionals in charge of preservation of cultural properties in New Zealand, Taiwan, Denmark, United Kingdom, Serbia, France, Cuba, United States of America, Australia and Thailand, respectively.
JPC group photoJPC lab session

They will learn conservation of Japanese cultural properties made with or drawn on paper.  In this way they will acquire skills needed to conserve their own cultural properties.

Member States represented: Australia, China, Cuba, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Serbia, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America.

 


Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

May 16, 2014

Course Announcement

Course participants doing hands-on activity.

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Dates: 5 to 21 November 2014

Place: Mexico City, Mexico

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