Book launch and conference celebrating ReACH (Reproduction of Art and Cultural Heritage)

©Andrea Avvezù, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia
Paulina Borghese in glass, red wax and resin by Factum Arte

The event is organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) with UNESCO and the Permanent Delegation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to UNESCO. It will bring together key practitioners and experts who developed a 21st century version of the 1867 Convention, the ReACH Declaration, which has been signed by a cohort of leaders in the museums and heritage sector.
On 22 June 2018, launching of the book and conference celebrating ReACH (Reproduction of Art and Cultural Heritage), a year-long global research initiative in the field of digital reproduction spearheaded by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in partnership with the Peri Foundation and with contributions from experts across the globe.

The ReACH initiative, launched at UNESCO on 18 May 2017, was inspired by the 150th anniversary of the “International Convention for Promoting Universally Reproductions of Works of Art for the Benefit of Museums of all Countries” written in 1867 by V&A’s founding Director, Sir Henry Cole.

The event is organised by the V&A with UNESCO and the Permanent Delegation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to UNESCO. It will bring together key practitioners and experts who developed a 21st century version of the 1867 Convention, the ReACH Declaration, which has been signed by a cohort of leaders in the museums and heritage sector.

The day of the conference, the ReACH Declaration published in the 6 official UN languages will be distributed to the participants as well as a copy of the book “Copy Culture: Sharing in the Age of Digital Reproduction”, capturing case studies, essays and best practices in the field.


Details

Type of Event Special Event
Start 22.06.2018 14:00 local time
End 22.06.2018 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Zako, Bernards Alens
Organizer Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), UK Delegation
Contact
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO HQ
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Programme
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

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