About this lecture
The ICCM board was invited by the Municipality of Plovdiv and the Balkan Heritage Foundation to undertake its annual meeting at Plovdiv and to participate at the International Symposium “Conservation and restoration of mosaics” that was co-organized by the Municipality of Plovdiv and the Balkan Heritage Foundation on 2 March 2017.
The main topic of the forum was related to the contemporary achievements and challenges in the field of restoration and conservation of mosaics, especially relevant for Plovdiv where intensive work on the archaeological excavations of the site Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis are on going. During the conference Roberto Nardi retraced the history of mosaic conservation during the last century focusing the attention on the positive changes occurred in the last 25 years in strategies and methodologies applied in the field by professionals.
The presentation tried to give a picture of the situation today and to anticipate the direction where the profession is going in the near future.
Speaker(s): Roberto Nardi
Date: March 2nd, 2017
Location(s): House of Culture – Boris Christov, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Organizing Institution(s): Municipality of Plovdiv / Balkan Heritage Foundation