INFORM: Packing Art Objects for Travel and Storage with Artlab Australia

Wed 11 April 2018 1pm - 4pm

Pricing: Members: free / Guests: $25.00

Location: ArtLab, 70 Kintore Ave, Adelaide

Presenter: Artlab’s Senior Objects Conservator, Justin Gare

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Artlab Australia’s conservators care for cultural heritage, working across five specialised laboratories. Learn how to pack your work for travel and storage in this practical demonstration presented by Artlab’s Senior Objects Conservator, Justin Gare. You’ll also be given an insight into the innovative techniques used in the preservation of the State’s collections as well as family treasures.

NB: You are invited to bring along a piece of your work and Justin may be able to take you through a step-by-step guide to packing it.

Image: Patricia Piccinini’s Big mother being prepared for travel.
Patricia Piccinini, Australia, 1965, Big mother, 2005, Melbourne, silicone, fibreglass, leather, human hair, 175.0 cm (height); Gift of S. Angelakis, John Ayers, Candy Bennett, Cherise Conrick, James Darling AM and Lesley Forwood, Rick Frolich, Frances Gerard, Patricia Grattan French, Stephanie Grose, Gryphon Partners Advisory, Janet Hayes, Klein Family Foundation, Edwina Lehmann, Ian Little, David And Pam McKee, Dr Peter McEvoy, Hugo and Brooke Michell, Jane Michell, Paul Taliangis, Michael and Tracey Whiting and anonymous donors through the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2010. Image courtesy Artlab Australia.