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Conservation Conferences: Part 2 – ICOM-CC Textile Working Group

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by Karen Thompson, Lecturer, MPhil Textile Conservation. Having just unpacking packing my bags from a trip to Belfast for Icon19, it was time to set off again this time to Switzerland to attend the ICOM-CC Textiles Working Group Interim Meeting 2019. The conference took place over two days on the 20th and 21st June 2019… Continue reading

ICOM-CC 18th Triennial Conference: Bringing ‘hygge’ to conservation

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The word ‘hygge'(pronounced hue-guh) is defined  as ‘a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture)’ and is a concept that does well to describe the atmosphere at the International Council of Museums – Conservation Committee (ICOM-CC) 18th Triennial Conference in Copenhagen… Continue reading