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Emilie Demers

Queen's University, Art Conservation Program
MAC Candidate in Paper, Photographs and New Media stream
Kingston, ON, Canada
Emilie Demers is a recent graduate student from the Master of Art Conservation (MAC) program at Queen’s University, with specialization in paper objects, photographic materials and new media. Her undergraduate degree was completed at the University of Ottawa majoring in History and Theory of Art. She also studied Archives & Records Management and studio art. She has experience in bookbinding and book conservation through her internships at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa as well as the Library of Trinity College in Dublin. At Fraser Spafford Ricci Art & Archival Conservation she was able to take part in large scale projects and treatments through another internship. Having attended various conferences and workshops, she has exchanged her experiences and learnt with other conservators. In an effort to contribute to the field locally and globally, Emilie chose to write a post for the AIC blog. She thrives on knowledge sharing and contributing to the field. Emilie is fascinated in the art of bookbinding and its long history of apprenticeship. She is also interested in time based media and the ethics involved in conservation work.
Tuesday, May 29
 

8:30am

5:15pm

 
Wednesday, May 30
 

7:30pm

 
Thursday, May 31
 

8:20am

9:00am

9:30am

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11:30am

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4:30pm

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9:00pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

9:00am

9:30am

9:45am

10:30am

11:00am

11:30am

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

04. (Wooden Artifacts) Investigating the Renaissance Marriage Chest: A Study of the Methods and Materials Used in the Construction of Two Florentine Cassoni from the Workshop of Paolo Uccello Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Sydney Beall • Irma Passeri 09. (Book and Paper) An Experimental Gel-Based Treatment of Iron Gall Ink Corrosion Halos: Sodium Metabisulfite and Diethylene Triamine Pentaacetic Acid Solution in Agarose Gel Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Kelly M Conlin • Rosaleen Hill • Alison Murray 16. (Textiles) Using SEM to Examine Metal Threads from the King's Bed (1672) at Knole House Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Erin Murphy 18. (Objects) The Use and Effect of Pickering Particle Emulsions and Cyclomethicone Cleaning Systems in the Treatment of Hair in Water-Sensitive Composite Objects Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Amaris Sturm 20. (Book and Paper) An In Depth Treatment Study of Humidification and Flattening in Paper Conservation Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Kesha Talbert-[PA] 24. (Book and Paper) Pineapple Paper - A New Material from Taiwan for Paper Conservation Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Ting-Fu Fan 38. (Book and Paper) You’re Printing What? Where? The material stability and safety of 3D printing thermoplastic polymers for fused filament fabrication. Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Fletcher B. Durant • Neelam Bharti 41. (Book and Paper) Rising from the ashes : The conservation and treatment of paper support objects with large loss and burn Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Su-Yuan Cheng • Jen Jung Ku

5:45pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

10:00am