- Bilingual digital platform bringing together information on the most common and/or problematic analogue and digital photographic processes, supports and finishing techniques, including an identification tool and conservation guidelines.
- A sample set of 52 reference materials.
- Two trained photo conservation specialists.
- Thirteen subcollections of identified and registered photographic works.
- Dutch colour photography thesaurus and colour photograph acquisitions checklist
The Photography project is being coordinated for the Cultural Heritage Agency (RCE) by the Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK) in conjunction with the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The UvA and the RCE’s National Heritage Laboratory will also be training two young heritage professionals. Funding contributors are the Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds, the Mondriaan Fund and the Wertheimer Fonds, managed by the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds. Thirteen institutions with photography collections are partners in the project:
- the Amsterdam Museum
- Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
- De Domijnen
- Frans Hals Museum
- De Hallen
- Het Nieuwe Instituut
- Huis Marseille
- Kröller-Müller Museum
- Kunstmuseum Den Haag / Fotomuseum Den Haag
- Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
- Stichting Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen
- Rabo Kunstcollectie
- RCE Art Collections Department.
Supporting/advising partners are the Rijksmuseum, NICAS, National Archives of the Netherlands and Nederlands Fotomuseum.
Further information about the project
Detailed information about the Collection knowledge 2.0/Photography project can be found on the Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art website.