Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022
The full program can be viewed online at https://langenachtderforschung.at.
The Institute for Conservation - Restoration (IKR) offers insights into the research work of its conservation experts during the Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022. The focus on this evening is on the conservation of a gable mask from Papua New Guinea. In addition to lectures and interviews, visitors can sample and discover for themselves and ask questions of the academy's scientists.
5 to 11 p.m.
Interview with Fuli Pereira, curator of the Pacific collection of the Auckland Museum/Tāmaki - Paenga Hira in New Zealand (video station)
6 and 9 p.m.
The Conservation of a Gable Mask from Papua New Guinea: Complex Problems - Innovative Solutions
Presentation of the complex conservation of a gable mask from Papua New Guinea and related research. Followed by a tour of the "Objekt-Holz" restoration studio.
The Long Night of Research (LNF) is the largest event for science and research in the German-speaking world. Every 2 years, innovative findings and groundbreaking technologies are made accessible to a wide audience for one evening throughout Austria. With free admission, science and research are presented in an innovative, understandable and entertaining way.