Technology and robotics in the restoration of cultural and monumental heritage
The Cathedral of Pisa and the frescoes of the Monumental Camposanto

Project Info

Project Description

Technology and robotics in the restoration of cultural and monumental heritage
The Cathedral of Pisa and the frescoes of the Monumental Camposanto

1 october 2018

9.30 am – 11.00 pm

Pisa, ex Salone degli Affreschi – Camposanto Monumentale

 

Scientific Organizing Committee:

Pierfrancesco Pacini, President, Opera della Primaziale Pisana
Gianluca De Felice, General Secretariat, Opera della Primaziale Pisana
Roberto Cela, Technical Director, Opera della Primaziale Pisana

 

9.30
Opening of the Convention and greetings by the Authorities

9.45
Nano-Cathedral, research project for the conservation and protection of stone in monumental buildings and cathedrals, funded by the European Union, Horizon 2020
Presentation of the project, results of the activities carried out, focus on the Cathedral of Pisa
Andrea Lazzeri, Pisa (I)

10.15
Nano-Cathedral, Horizon 2020
Research and development of innovative nanometric materials applied to monumental assets

Johannes Weber, Vienna (A)

10.45 Break

11.00
The use of bacteria in the restoration of the frescoes of the Monumental Camposanto
Giancarlo Ranalli, Campobasso (I)

11.30
The Opera della Primaziale Pisana, the restoration laboratories of the Campaldo paintings
Pierfrancesco Pacini, Roberto Cela, Pisa (I)

12.00
Discussion and conclusions

12.30
Guided visit to the Monumental Camposanto with explanation of restoration techniques and applied technologies

 

6.30 pm
Guided tour of the Monumental Camposanto with particular attention to the Triumph of Death
Cristina Cagianelli

 

In the afternoon, by appointment, it will be possible to visit the restoration laboratories of the Campaldo frescoes, via di Campaldo (Pisa).

To book the visit call 050/835011 or write to segreteria@opapisa.it

 

 

 

FACULTY

Andrea Lazzeri, Full Professor at the Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering and project coordinator National Interuniversity Consortium for Materials Science and Technology (INSTM), University of Pisa

Johannes Weber, Professor of the Vienna University of Applied Arts, Institute of Arts and Technology / Conservation Sciences

Giancarlo Ranalli, Full Professor of Agricultural Microbiology at the University of Molise

Roberto Cela, Technical Director of the Opera della Primaziale Pisana

Francesca Cagianelli, Art critic

 

Event under the auspices of