2017 Photography Workshop Program

Tuesday, April 25th
Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave, Astoria, NY 11106

2017 Photography Workshop Program

9:00-9:30am Registration

9:30-9:40am Opening remarks

9:40-12:00pm  What is it? Overview of Photographic Processes
Speaker: Nora Kennedy, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Photograph Conservation Department, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Top 4 photographic processes: Albumen prints, gelatin silver prints, dye coupler prints, and inkjet prints
  • General characteristics, common deterioration issues, nomenclature

Storage and Display
Speaker: Peter Mustardo, Director/Co-Founder, The Better Image

  • Display guidelines (Temp/RH/Light), exposure/rotation period, light levels, air quality
  • Temp/RH of storage rooms, while in transit
  • Cold storage (Nora Kennedy)

12:00-1:30pm Buffet lunch

1:30-2:20pm Storage and Display continued
Speaker: Peter Mustardo, Director/Co-Founder, The Better Image

  • Storage materials, interleaving materials. Importance of P.A.T.
  • Storage enclosures: window mats, folders, sleeves, boxes
  • Limits of conservation treatment interventions

2:20-3:20pm Copyright/Open Access
Speaker: John ffrench, Director of Visual Resources, Yale University Art Gallery

  • Copyright, Identifying and finding rights holders
  • Determining rights status: Orphan works, Fair use doctrine, Non-exclusive license agreements,
  • Underlying rights: works depicted, Open Access and 3rd party agreements.

3:20-3:40pm Stretch break

3:40-4:50pm Installation and Transport
Speaker: Jed Bark, Bark Frameworks

  • Framing photographs: Those practices and materials that--
    Put photographs at risk
    Protect photographs from environmental insult

Speaker: Nick Marshall, Manager of Exhibitions and Programs, George Eastman Museum

  • The good, the bad, the ugly: Packing and installation oddities and niceties

4:50pm Closing remarks
Speaker: ARCS Committee member

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