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It is over?

Event Label
Organisational Units
Conservation – Restoration
Location Description
Online via Zoom

Part of the lecture series Best Available Copy 3 – the preservation of time-based media art ...again and again and again.

Hélia Marçal is Lecturer in History of Art, Materials and Technology at University College London. She was Fellow in Contemporary Art Conservation and Research of the research project Reshaping the Collectible: When Artworks Live in the Museum, at Tate, London (2018-2020). She is the Coordinator of the Working Group on Theory, History, and Ethics of Conservation of the Committee for Conservation of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-CC) since 2016.

Her current research interests are positioned within feminist new materialisms, material histories of activist artworks, ethics and performativity of cultural heritage, the conservation of time-based media and performance art, and both the materiality of contemporary art and the ways it is positioned and negotiated by museum, heritage, and conservation practices.