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Ano Letivo: 2020/21

Mestrado em Conservação e Restauro

Current Conservation Issues

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 9982/2016 - 05/08/2016

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 S + 2,0 OT

- Luís Filipe Raposo Pereira
- António João de Carvalho da Cruz
- Carla Maria P. Calado Rodrigues do Rego
- Fernando Sanchez Salvador
- Fernando dos Santos Antunes
- Fernando Manuel Conceição Costa
- Ricardo Pereira Triães

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a) Understand the complex relationships between conservators and society
b) Understand the relationship between the C&R and the other areas of knowledge
c) Recognise C&R as an evolving area
f) Recognise the importance of research in C&R

Seminars, taught by teachers of the course, especially the conservators, and guests, where are addressed and discussed problems currently faced by C&R, namely: the public image of C&R, the relationship between the conservator-restorer and the owners of the works and the market, the relationship of C&R with museology and tourism, the intervention of C&R in academic context and in work environment, professional challenges, the C&R of ephemeral art, and the integrated heritage issues.

Evaluation Methodology
Compulsory face-to-face sessions.
Assessment includes a written assignment on one of the taught topics, its oral presentation and discussion.

- Williams, E. (2014). The Public Face of Conservation. London: Archetype Publications
- Vadi, V. e Schneider, H. (2014). Art, Cultural Heritage and the Market. Ethical and Legal Issues. Berlin: Springer
- Richmond, A. e Bracker, A. (2009). Conservation. Principles, Dilemmas and Uncomfortable Truths. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
- Schädler-Saub, U. e Weyer, A. (2010). Theory and Practice in the Conservation of Modern and Contemporary Art: Reflections on the Roots and the Perspectives. London: Archetype Publications

Teaching Method

Seminars focusing on the presentation of current CR topics followed by discussion with the student audience.

Software used in class
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