Hours

0

Speakers

0

Organizers

This conference is organized by SILKNOW, a research H2020 European funded project, whose principal goals chase the conservation, spreading and protection of silk heritage.

MORE INFORMATION
Organizers

Aims-Goals

The aim of this international conference is to spread today’s research about historic fabrics together with the last technology applied to cultural heritage. The forum would merge professionals from different scopes as museums, tourism, creative industries, innovative hubs, universities, etc. where heritage & technology would be the junction points.

Further goal is to generate a collaborative code of practices to promote defence and safeguarding of textile heritage. It would include methodologies on cataloguing and inventorying that will increase the cooperation among institutions to share data and provide open access to it.

Aims-Goals

Target Audience

Researchers and professors from the academic area, undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. students; private business related to tourism, creative industries, art crafts and traditional industry; fashion professionals and business-related to the silk industry.

Target Audience

Confirmed Speakers

Weaving Europe. Silk heritage and Digital Technologies Conference is delighted to feature expert lectures from the following keynote speakers.

Subject to Change. For most up to date listing please consult the on-line programme

Ricard FranchUniversitat de València professor

Study of the evolution of the cultivation of mulberry and the manufacture of silk in Valencia area between the 16h and 18th centuries, focusing especially on the period of greatest splendor that saw the sector in the last century. Identification and analysis of the masters examined by the velvet guild from its foundation in 1479 until the dissolution of the guild corporations in 1836. Study of the process of enrichment and social ascent of the silk artisans who exercised business functions.

Ricard FranchUniversitat de València professor

Study of the evolution of the cultivation of mulberry and the manufacture of silk in Valencia area between the 16h and 18th centuries, focusing especially on the period of greatest splendor that saw the sector in the last century. Identification and analysis of the masters examined by the velvet guild from its foundation in 1479 until the dissolution of the guild corporations in 1836. Study of the process of enrichment and social ascent of the silk artisans who exercised business functions.

closepopup
Pilar BenitoPalacio Real de Madrid curator
Pilar BenitoPalacio Real de Madrid curator
closepopup
Marco RendinaEuropean Fashion Association
Marco RendinaEuropean Fashion Association
closepopup
José Luiz Pedersoli JuniorICCROM

José Luiz has a background in polymer chemistry with focus on cellulosic materials and applications in the area of ​paper-based ​heritage conservation. He worked as a conservation scientist at the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (1997-2003) and at ICCROM - International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (2005-2008). Since 2005, José Luiz has been working internationally in the area of ​​risk management for cultural heritage, contributing to the development of new methodologies and tools, capacity building, research, awareness, advice and dissemination, with several publications on the subject. After 10 years residing in his home country Brazil, José Luiz is back at ICCROM since 2018, where he currently manages the Strategic Planning Unit and a diverse portfolio of projects in the area of ​​heritage collections, conservation, and sustainable development. José Luiz is a member of the editorial board of Restaurator - International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material.

José Luiz Pedersoli JuniorICCROM

José Luiz has a background in polymer chemistry with focus on cellulosic materials and applications in the area of ​paper-based ​heritage conservation. He worked as a conservation scientist at the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (1997-2003) and at ICCROM - International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (2005-2008). Since 2005, José Luiz has been working internationally in the area of ​​risk management for cultural heritage, contributing to the development of new methodologies and tools, capacity building, research, awareness, advice and dissemination, with several publications on the subject. After 10 years residing in his home country Brazil, José Luiz is back at ICCROM since 2018, where he currently manages the Strategic Planning Unit and a diverse portfolio of projects in the area of ​​heritage collections, conservation, and sustainable development. José Luiz is a member of the editorial board of Restaurator - International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material.

closepopup
Daniel MuñozUniversitat de València
Daniel MuñozUniversitat de València
closepopup
Germán NavarroUniversidad de Zaragoza
Germán NavarroUniversidad de Zaragoza
closepopup
Ricardo HuertaUniversitat de València
Ricardo HuertaUniversitat de València
closepopup