rech group — retouching of cultural heritage — call for abstracts
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION JUNE 30TH 2021
After three editions of the International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural Heritage in Porto, Portugal, the 4th edition in Split, Croatia, and the 5th edition in Università degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo”, in Italy, the RECH6, this year will take place virtually on 4th and 5th November 2021 RECH6 is a collaboration between the RECH Group and the Instituto Universitario de Restauración del Patrimonio (IRP) of the Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.
RECH Biennial Meeting is one of the largest educational and scientific events in Retouching field, an ideal venue for conservators and scientists to present their research results about retouching.
The main focus will be to promote the exchange of ideas, concepts, terminology, methods, techniques and materials applied during the retouching process in different areas of conservation: mural painting, easel painting, sculpture, graphic documentation, architecture, plasterwork, photography, contemporary art, among others.
This Meeting aims to address retouching by encouraging papers that contribute to a deeper understanding of this final task of the conservation and restoration intervention. The main theme embraces the concepts of retouching, the criteria and limits in the retouching process, the bad retouching impact on heritage and their technical and scientific developments. This Meeting will discuss real-life approaches on retouching, focusing on practical solutions and on sharing experiences.