April 19, 2018 at 10.00 am
Drotárska cesta 44, room 266
Where do you stand?
Dr Dinah Eastop, FIIC, ACR, is a UK-based conservator with over forty years experience in conservation. Dr Easop will be visiting the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava as a guest of Luba Dovhun Nurse, Guest Professor, Conservation and Restoration Department.
Dr Easop is interested in the changing roles of museum and archive collections. She is a textile conservator trained in social anthropology. She worked at the UK’s Textile Conservation Centre, the University of Southampton, The National Archives [UK] and the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has honorary posts at three UK universities: Glasgow, UCL [Institute of Archaeology] and Southampton. She works with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), notably for the CollAsia programme which encourages 'participatory learning' based on the knowledge, skills and experience of heritage professional across Southeast Asia. Dinah initiated and leads the Deliberately Concealed Garments Project, which has provoked widespread interest within and beyond academia. www.concealedgarments.org
Her publications include ‘Changing Views of Textile Conservation’ (2011) and 'Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress’ (2016), both with Mary M. Brooks and for the Getty Conservation Institute.