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Estelle De Bruyn

Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA)
Preservation scientist
Brussels Area, Belgium
Estelle just completed her master's degree in ENSAV La Cambre (Brussels, Belgium) in paper conservation. She specialized in preservation through internships at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA, Brussels), the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI, Ottawa) and the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM, Rome). During these internships, Estelle took part to the RE-ORG International initiative launched by ICCROM, and developed a great interest in storage reorganization, environmental sustainability, and tools and methodologies for people who work in small-scale institutions. ​ Estelle's Master's degree dissertation explored sustainable storage solutions and the ways they can be implemented with limited resources. She will now start to work at the preservation cel of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA).