New Publication: Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage

October 27, 2017

Countering audiovisual preservation challenges with creativity and community

Film-projectorIn Buenos Aires, the Museo del Cine – a small and relatively unknown museum – is working valiantly to save some of Latin America’s most valuable creative heritage. Dedicated to Argentina’s cinematographic history, the bulk of the collection currently consists of tens of thousands of film reels and video cassettes that are disintegrating and fading into obsolescence.

Ravaged by war, the preservation of Syria’s documentary heritage is a critical priority, yet this mammoth task is being carried out by just a handful of displaced Syrian professionals, who, despite being far away from their homeland, remain connected to it through sounds and images.

And in another part of the world, a dirge-singer is working diligently to keep Kenyan funeral traditions alive by preserving her performances in accessible sound and image archives. Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter January-March 2017 now out

April 14, 2017

image of Boletin Latam coverDownload: Boletín LATAM Enero – Marzo 2017 – Nº 8

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter Octubre-Diciembre 2016 now out

February 2, 2017

Boletín LATAM Octubre-Diciembre 2016 - Nº 7Download: Boletín LATAM Octubre-Diciembre 2016 – Nº 7

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter julio-septiembre 2016 now out

October 17, 2016

LATAM Newsletter julio-septiembre 2016 now outDownload: Boletín LATAM julio-septiembre 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter abril-junio 2016 now out

July 14, 2016

LATAM Newsletter, April -June 2016Download: Boletín LATAM abril-junio 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter January – March 2016 now out

March 30, 2016

LATAM-logoDownload: Boletín LATAM enero-marzo 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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Fasti Archaeological Conservation

February 11, 2016

FOLD&R online publication

ICCROM and the International Association for Classical Archaeology (AIAC) are pleased to announce the launch of Fasti Online Archaeological Conservation, an international database of archaeological conservation projects, and its associated peer reviewed, open access journal, Fasti Online Documents & Research, Archaeological Conservation (FOLD&R AC).

Within its mandate to preserve cultural heritage, ICCROM places significant emphasis on risk management and the dissemination of knowledge. Knowledge about a monument, place or collection of objects is inseparable from its conservation. This becomes especially crucial as we witness events that are endangering our heritage. It is with this in mind that we have embarked on a project which aims to facilitate information exchange between heritage professionals that is free and high quality. Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter October – December 2015 now out

December 18, 2015

LATAM-logoDownload: Boletín LATAM octubre-diciembre 2015

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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Paper and Water: A Guide for Conservators Now Available in German

October 26, 2015

Papier und WasserPaper and Water: A Guide for Conservators, the handbook published by Gerhard Banik and Irene Brückle in 2011, after a decade of close cooperation with ICCROM, has been re-published under the title Papier und Wasser – Ein Lehrbuch für Restauratoren, Konservierungswissenschaftler und Papiermacher. The handbook, which was honoured with an Institute for Conservation award in 2013, has also been made available on the publisher’s (Anton Siegl) website.

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LATAM Newsletter July – September 2015 now out

September 23, 2015

LATAM-logo

Download: Boletín LATAM jul-sept 2015

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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