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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.