The Art Academy Collections. Learning from Objects
Published in connection with the international symposium Learning from Objects, 21 June 2018
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Visual Arts
Mads Kullberg
PhD, New Carlsberg Foundation research fellow
Schools of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Mads Kullberg (DK) holds a PhD on the topic of safeguarding and documenting ephemeral art and cultural heritage. His research as New Carlsberg Foundation research fellow at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Visual Arts revolves around organization, management, cataloguing, and use of the academy’s collections.
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Mads Kullberg
PhD, New Carlsberg Foundation research fellow
Schools of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Mads Kullberg (DK) holds a PhD on the topic of safeguarding and documenting ephemeral art and cultural heritage. His research as New Carlsberg Foundation research fellow at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Visual Arts revolves around organization, management, cataloguing, and use of the academy’s collections.
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Marta Frade
PhD
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Centro de Investigação e Estudos em Belas-Artes, CIEBA
Marta Frade (PT) began her training at the Professional School of Heritage Recovery in Sintra in 1997, where she cultivated her interest in the heritage executed in plaster. This material proved to be of the utmost importance in her academic career. She completed her degree in Conservation and Restoration at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar in 2005. Since 2011 she teaches as an Invited Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and finished her PhD in Conservation and Restoration of plaster sculpture in 2018.
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Chiara Nenci
Professor of Museology and Contemporary Heritage
Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara and Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan
Chiara Nenci (IT) is a scholar of the historical events of the Brera Academy in the Napoleonic period. She publishes on these topics with dedication to the 19th century Italian art and particular attention to the sculptors’ atélier and the art system in Milan. As a Professor of Museology and Cultural Heritage of the Contemporary Age in the Carrara and Milan academies she participates in the debate on new museums and the enhancement of archives and cultural heritage in relation to their context. Since 2002 she has been responsible for the historical collection of paintings of the Brera Academy.
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Judy Willcocks
Head of Museum & Study Collection
Central Saint Martins
Judy Willcocks (UK) has a long standing interest in developing the use of museum collections to support teaching and learning in higher education and teaches an archiving unit for the MA in Culture, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins, London. She is also interested in developing relationships between universities and museums, and was the co-founder of the Arts Council funded Share Academy project, exploring the possibilities of cross-sector partnerships.
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Brendan Cormier
Senior Design Curator
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Brendan Cormier (CA) is Senior Design Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum. For the last three years he has been working on the curation of the new V&A Gallery in Shenzhen, China, which opened last December. In 2016, he curated "A World of Fragile Parts" at the Pavilion of Applied Arts in Venice, a collaboration between the V&A and the Venice Biennale. Prior to working at the V&A, he was the managing editor of Volume Magazine, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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