International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Detachment techniques of wall…

Detachment techniques of wall paintings: stacco and strappo

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Organizing institution(s): Supsi University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland
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Location of event (if online/distance learning please specify): Canobbio, Lugano ( CH)
In this course, participants will acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills relating to the detachment techniques of stacco and strappo. Theoretical lessons will present the development of stacco and strappo techniques in Italy, defining the cultural context in which they have been applied, and their diffusion and use in Switzerland.
Participants will also learn how to realise the stacco and strappo techniques, observing and discussing the typical technical problems that could arise during the procedures. Conservation issues present in detached works will be considered as well as the problems connected to their exhibition and long-term conservation.
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