International Forum
Restoration of Japanese Painting



   Purpose

 Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties has been “The Cooperative Program for the Conservation of Japanese Art Objects Overseas” since 1991. Three hanging scrolls in the collection of the National Museum in Krakow were restored in the framework of this program from 2015 to 2018.

With a focus on an exhibition of these works of art, the International Forum
“Restoration of Japanese Painting” is held at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology.

Restoration of Japanese painting needs various traditional materials and technique. The restoration techniques and the techniques of production these materials have also been preserved in Japan. This forum aims to promote understanding of the restoration of Japanese paintings through an exhibition of the restored artworks and the process of the restoration, lectures, demonstrations, and workshops.


   Overview

  • Organizers: Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology
                       Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
                       Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

  • Cooperation :The National Museum in Krakow
                         The Association for Conservation of National Treasures
                        Association for Successors of Traditional Preservation Techniques


  • Venue: Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology (Krakow, Poland)


  • Dates: 29th and 30th July 2019 (see the attachment)



   Contact and Application

Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties


E-mail: japanese_painting_conservation_2019@tobunken.go.jp
(Attn: Dr. Masato KATO, Ms. Makiha GOKITA and Ms. Rika GOTO)



    Please Note 

    *Travel and accommodation are the participant’s responsibility.
    *TNRICP does not have any grants. Participants have to seek funding for themselves.
    *Participants must prepare all official documents required to enter and stay in Poland such as visa by themselves.
    *In the case there are a large number of applicants, we may not be able to meet your request.
    *There is a possibility that the application will close earlier than the due date because of the circumstances of the venue.
    *The result will be informed by Friday 12th July.
    *Application deadline: 5th July 2019


Monday 29th July  Expert Meeting (give priority to pre-registrant*)

                                                         * It might not be able to participate without pre-registration due to the circumstances of the venue.

Reception (9:30~)

Lecture (tentative)
   ※Sample of Japanese paper will be distributed (limited number)

    10:00
   
Introduction and Opening Remarks
   
Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (TNRICP)
    10:10~10:50
   
Japanese Art Collection in Krakow
   
Małgorzata Martini, Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology
    10:50~11:20
   
The Cooperative Program for the Conservation of Japanese Art Objects Oversea Masato KATO, Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation, TNRICP
    11:20~12:00
   
The restoration of hanging scrolls in the collection of the National Museum in Krakow Takayuki KIMISHIMA, Shugo
   

Exhibition and Demonstration (10:00~17:00)
 ※explanation and demonstrations will start at 13:30

    Restoration technique The Association for Conservation of National Treasures (ACNT)
    Brush KOBAYASHI Brush Shop
    Metalwork KEI Metal Workshop
    Paper FUKUNISHI Washi Honpo and ACNT
    Fabric ACNT

Gallery Talk (13:30~, 16:00~)

    Shugo Co., Ltd and TNRICP
    ・talk while looking at the restored artworks

Workshop 1: Restoration technique for mounts (13:00~)

    ACNT
    ・making a folder and an envelope (pre-entry required)

Workshop 2: Japanese paper making (13:00~)

    FUKUNISHI Washi Honpo
    ・accordingly (first come first served basis)


Tuesday 30th July  Open Seminar

Reception (9:30~)

Lecture (give priority to pre-registrant))

    10:00
   
Opening Remarks
   
Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology
   
    10:10~11:00
   
Selected Conservation Techniques Tomohiko JINUSHI, First Cultural Properties Division, the Agency for Cultural Affairs
    11:00~11:50
   
Restoration techniques for mounts Noriko YAMAMOTO, The Association for Conservation of National Treasures (ACNT)
    11:50~12:00
   
Closing Remarks
   
Agency for Cultural Affairs
   

Exhibition and Demonstration (10:00~17:00)
 ※explanation and demonstrations will start at 13:30

    Restoration technique ACNT
    Brush KOBAYASHI Brush Shop
    Metalwork KEI Metal Workshop
    Paper FUKUNISHI Washi Honpo and ACNT
    Fabric ACNT

Gallery Talk (11:00~, 13:30~, 16:00~)

    Shugo Co., Ltd and TNRICP
    ・talk while looking at the restored artworks
    ・open to the public

Workshop 1: Restoration technique for mounts (13:00~)

    ACNT
    ・Japanese bookbinding
    ・for general public (first come first served basis)

Workshop 2: Japanese paper making (13:00~)

    FUKUNISHI Washi Honpo
    ・accordingly 
    ・for general public (first come first served basis)





    Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
13-43 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8713 JAPAN

E-mail: japanese_painting_conservation_2019@tobunken.go.jp (Attn: Dr. Masato KATO, Ms. Makiha GOKITA and
  Ms. Rika GOTO)

   


  Announcement(PDF)


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