Workshop – Mosaic: Archaeometry, Technology and Conservation. Science: big chance for the mosaic art. Ninth edition

Mosaic: Archaeometry, Technology and Conservation.
Science: big chance for the mosaic art
Ninth edition

Palazzo Mazzolani, Aula Magna ISIA
Corso Mazzini 93, 48018 Faenza (RA), Italy
24th and 25th November 2016

24th November
9.00 – 9.45 Registration of the participants
9.45 – 10.00 Welcome and presentation of the Workshop
1st Session. Chairperson: Michele Macchiarola, CNR-ISTEC, Faenza
10.00 – 10.30 Reusing and recycling in ancient mosaics. Case studies from Aquileia, House “Delle
Bestie ferite”
C. Boschetti
Department of Cultural Heritage. Archaeology, History of Art, Cinema and Music, University of Padua, Italy
10.30 – 11.00 Mosaics of Faenza: some examples of study, restoration and musealization
C. Guarnieri
Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Bologna, Ferrara, Modena e Reggio Emilia
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
2nd Session. Chairperson: Lina Damiani, Lina Mosaics, Tirana, Albania
11.30 – 12.00 The Mosaic jewels from the Czech Republic. Restoration of the mosaic decoration of the vault in Pfeiffer and Král tomb Jablonec nad Nisou
M. Kracík Štorkánová, O. Panyushkina, C. Irene, G. Bastieri, S. Cimarolli
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Art in craft MOZAIKA z.s., Czech Republic. Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna,
Italy. Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna. Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona.
12.00 – 12.30 Conservation of ancient and contemporary mosaics in Ukraine. Case Studies
N. Kukovalska
Kievan Sophia National Historical and Cultural Reserve, Kiev, Ukraine
12.30 – 13.00 Naples metro: contemporary mosaics in “art station”
G. Cassese, M. Corbi, R. Fasanaro, M. Oliva, M. Titomanlio
ISIA, Faenza (RA), Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli. Art Stations Naples – ANM SpA. MN Metropolitana di Napoli
SpA. Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna. Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli e L’Aquila
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.10 Presentation Poster
Chairperson: Manlio Titomanlio, Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli e L’Aquila
16.10 – 16.30 Tea break
16.30 – 18.00 Round Table Chairperson: Giovanna Cassese, ISIA, Faenza
“Materials and innovative solutions for the contemporary mosaic”
19.45 Social dinner (Cantina del Bonsignore, Brisighella, RA, 25,00 euro)

25th November
3rd Session. Chairperson: Moh’d Abu Aysheh, Green Restoration, Madaba, Jordan
9.00 – 9.30 Manual manufacture of light supports for mosaic
T. Pasíes Oviedo, H. Fayos Bou, J.L. Regidor Ros, P. Soriano Sancho
Museo de Prehistoria de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Instituto de Restauración del Patrimonio, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
9.30 – 10.00 From Slovenian Coast to Inland– Comprehensive Preservation and Presentation of Roman Mosaics
M. Lesar Kikelj, S. Kramar
Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Restoration Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Slovenian
National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
10.00 – 10.30 The mosaics of the Trajan’s Schola in Ostia Antica. Preservation, restoration, and development between the past and present
G. Bandini, P. Germoni, M. Talani, E. Del Fiacco
(Ex) Soprintendenza Speciale per il Colosseo, il Museo Nazionale Romano e l’Area Archeologica di Roma – Rome,
Italy. ARCHIRES s.r.l. – Rome, Italy. Architect freelance, Rome, Italy.
10.30 – 11.00 Use of geopolymeric composites for the restoration of a Roman mosaic fragment
S. Rindi, E. Soragni, S. Gualtieri, R. Fontanelli, M. Macchiarola
Centro di Restauro della Soprintendenza Archeologica per le Belle Arti e il Paesaggio per la città metropolitana di
Firenze e le provincie di Prato e Pistoia, Florence. CNR-ISTEC, Faenza, Italy
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 13.00 Round Table. Chairperson: Giorgio Bonsanti, MIBACT-MIUR (technical committee for
Italian university restoration courses)
“Movable supports for the conservation of mosaic fragments: materials and innovative techniques”
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
4th Session. Chairperson: Rosanna Fattorini, Musiwa, Florence, Italy
14.30 – 15.00 Abstract forms, made from stone, pebble. Their figurative expression
T. Dubovskaya
Mosaic artist, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
15.00 – 15.30 The stone was here before us. It will be well after my hand have moved it in space
B. Serre
Béatrice Serre – Mosaique et Creations, Paris, Paris
15.30 – 16.00 Tea break
5th Session. Chairperson: Michele Macchiarola, CNR-ISTEC, Faenza
16.00 – 16.30 Experience of restoration worksite on mosaic surface in the Nativity Church of
Bethlehem. Conservation of a unique artefact never restored
G. Piacenti, M. Piacenti, S. Starinieri, G. Inguì
Piacenti SpA – Centro Restauri, Prato, Italy

16.30 – 17.00 The Royal Project for Restoration Mosaics in Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of
the Rock in Jerusalem
M. Abu Aysheh
Green Restoration, Madaba, Jordan
17.00 -17.20 Proposals for future enterprises
17.20 – 17.30 Closing of the workshop

1. Cartoni: procedural value of contact in the context of mosaic restoration.
G. Alecci
Fine Arts Academy of Ravenna, Ravenna, Italy
2. Five centuries of mosaic making in Aquileia. Technical analysis of two case studies from domus delle
Bestie ferite
C. Boschetti, S. Dilaria, C. Mazzoli, M. Salvadori
Department of Cultural Heritage. Archaeology, History of Art, Cinema and Music, University of Padua, Italy.
Department of Geosciences, University of Padua, Italy
3. The exhibition of mosaics with Christological scenes detached of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo (National
Museum of Ravenna, 1957): For a first critical historical survey
M. Buccoleri , L. Ciancabilla
School of Arts, Humanities, and Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, Ravenna
4. Restoration of floor in mosaic of oratory Sommariva Tremezzo, Como
M. Caldara
Department of Restoration, Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli, Como, Italy
5. Execution of ‘self-supporting’ supports suitable to maintain the surface irregularities of mosaic floors
detached from the original site
R. Cassio
Laboratorio restauro mosaici, Musei Vaticani, Vatican City State
6. The table with fruit
L. Damiani
Lina Mosaics, Tirana, Albania
7. The short history of mosaic in Russia.
T. Dubovskaya
Mosaic artist, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
8. “Pictor Imaginarius” Contest. Nazzano: contemporary mosaic village
A. Lugari
Pictor Imaginarius Mosaic School, Nazzano, Rome, Italy.
9. “Mosaici dipinti. I cartoni pittorici di Libera Musiani”
C. Pausini
CIDM – Centro Internazionale di Documentazione sul Mosaico, Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, Italy
10. An Architect’s Dream
J. Smith
Juliemosaics, Amble, Northumberland, England
11. The restoration of the stone inlays of the St. Erasmus’s Cathedral crypt in Gaeta
A. Sorrentino
Restorer, Naples, Italy