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Production in pieces: making mosaics from antiquity to the present
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, 6th Floor, King's Building, Strand Campus (King's College London)
10.00 - 10.30 ? ?Registration with Tea and Coffee
10.30 - 10.40 ? ?Introduction
10.40 - 11.20 ? ?Ruth Westgate (University of Cardiff),?'The mosaicists' customers: who were they, and what did they want?'
11.20 - 12.00 ? ?Cristina Boschetti (Universities of Nottingham and Padua), ?Making ancient mosaics: materials and techniques?
12.00 - 12.10 ? ?Practical demonstration??by Monica Piovesana and Giulia Vogrig: ?Materials: qualities and selection?
12.10 - 12.50 ? ?Will Wootton (King?s College London), ?Making mosaicists: re-constructing the Classical craftsman?
12.50 - 13.00 ? ?Practical demonstration?by Monica Piovesana and Giulia Vogrig: ?Preparation: cutting and tools?
13.00 - 14.00 ? ?Lunch (and film screenings)
14.00 - 14.40 ? ?Stephen Cosh, ?Understanding ancient workshops: how to identify ?Groups? of mosaicists in Roman Britain?
14.40 - 14.50 ??Practical demonstration?by Monica Piovesana and Giulia Vogrig: ?Laying:?andamento?
14.50 - 15.30 ? Liz James (University of Sussex), ?Making Byzantine wall mosaics?
15.30 - 16.00 ? Tea and Coffee (and film screenings)
16.00 - 16.10 ? ?Practical demonstration?by Monica Piovesana and Giulia Vogrig: ?Setting: methods and adhesives?
16.10 - 16.50 ? ?Heike Zech (Victoria and Albert Museum), ?Making micromosaics: beyond the?Doves of Pliny?(ca. 1750-1850)?
16.50 - 17.00 ? ?Practical demonstration?by Monica Piovesana and Giulia Vogrig: ?Fixing and finishing?
17.00 - 17.40 ? ?Roger Ling (University of Manchester), ?Mosaic forgeries and how to recognise them?
17.40 - 18.00 ? Questions and Conclusions