About this lecture
INTACH ICCI in collaboration with the Italian Embassy and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Italian Cultural Centre) organised the Indo-Italian Scientific Workshop on Stone Conservation at the INTACH Art Conservation Centre, Delhi. The three day workshop from 12th -14th October engaged Italian and Indian specialists in an extensive interchange of knowhow of heritage art conservation. In the first session, Roberto Nardi illustrated the contribution that the CCA, Centro di Conservazione Archeologica, provided to conservation of monuments during the last 30 years. The conservation of the arch of Septimius Severus in the Roman Forum and of the Centaurs of the Capitoline Museums in Rome (Keck Award 2004), the restoration of the painted stained glass of the Museum of Italian Art in Lima, Perù, the conservation of the submerged roman town of Zeugma, Turkey (Ministry of Culture of Turkey Award 2006), the restoration of the paintings of the Madrasa Amiriya, Yemen (Aga Kahn Award for Islamic Architecture 2007), the conservation of the mosaic of the Transfiguration in the Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai, and the newest and still unpublished conservation of the prehistoric sculptures of Monteprama in Sardinia, Italy, were presented and critically commented.
“The presentation by Mr. Roberto Nardi titled Conservation of Cultural Heritage : From Restoration to Communication was a comparative study of approaches adopted by Italian experts. It was highlighted by a documentary on various projects undertaken in East Asia by the CCA Rome, deploying the latest technology that could be effectively adapted by Indian conservationists”.
INTACH Virasat, Newsletter, Oct-Dec 2011
Speaker(s): Roberto Nardi
Date: October 12th
Location(s): INTACH Art Conservation Centre, New Delhi, India