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The documentary ‘Time Has Not Helped’ now available on Vimeo (with English subtitles)

The documentary ‘Time Has Not Helped’ now available on Vimeo (with English subtitles)

The documentary Time Has Not Helped (director: Dragan Đokić / Studio Baranda, producer: Sagita Mirjam Sunara / University of Split – Arts Academy) is now freely available on Vimeo: link The film talks about the monumental 1984 painted metal sculpture Door by Branko Ružić from the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park in Sisak, Croatia, which is in a poor state of preservation. It highlights the research that should precede conservation-restoration works on outdoor sculptures, from the study of the art-historical context to the exploration of the artist’s opinion concerning material deterioration and artwork......


A Quick Tour of the CAPuS Digital Repository: a three-part Zoom event series

A Quick Tour of the CAPuS Digital Repository: a three-part Zoom event series

During May 2021, a three-part series of Zoom events was organised and hosted by Dr Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split – Arts Academy) with the aim of presenting the structure, functionality and content of the Digital Repository of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project. Each Zoom event featured two speakers – members of the CAPuS partnership. Each presenter discussed one artwork from the repository – an artwork that his/her research group studied during the project. Through these presentations the audience learned what kind of information and documentation has......


Poster presentation at the 20th International Meeting of Conservators-Restorers in Slovenia

Poster presentation at the 20th International Meeting of Conservators-Restorers in Slovenia

At the 20th International Meeting of Conservators-Restorers, which was organised by the Conservator-Restorers’ Society of Slovenia and held online in October 2020, Dr Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split – Arts Academy) presented a poster about the 8th Conservation-Restoration Workshop in the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park. This workshop was part of the CAPuS project and was held in Sisak, from 17 to 23 June 2019. It was intended for conservation-restoration students of the University of Turin, and covered several topics: the history of the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park and the efforts to......


Presentation of CAPuS educational activities at the 2020 European Heritage Days in Croatia

Presentation of CAPuS educational activities at the 2020 European Heritage Days in Croatia

On September 29, 2020 Dr Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split – Arts Academy) delivered an online lecture “Protection of artworks in public spaces: educational activities carried out as a part of the international project Conservation of Art in Public Spaces / CAPuS”. The lecture was part of the 2020 European Heritage Days ‘Heritage and Education – Learning for Life’. It was streamed on the Facebook page of the Conservation-Restoration Department of the Arts Academy in Split, and the recording can be viewed here. Sunara gave an overview of the educational activities......


Presentation of the CAPuS Digital Repository at the ICON Scotland Group’s ‘Take 5’ webinar

Presentation of the CAPuS Digital Repository at the ICON Scotland Group’s ‘Take 5’ webinar

Dr Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split – Arts Academy) presented the Digital Repository of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project at the ICON Scotland Group’s ‘Take 5’ webinar on September 9, 2020. ‘Take 5’ webinars are online events with 5-minute presentations by 5 different conservator-restorers about some of their recent projects. In her brief talk Sunara explained that CAPuS Digital Repository will provide open access to a wealth of information about the contemporary public artworks that were studied during the project, from recordings of artist interviews to treatment......


The presentation of the documentary 'Time Has Not Helped' in Split, Croatia

The presentation of the documentary ‘Time Has Not Helped’ in Split, Croatia

The presentation of the documentary Vrijeme nije pomoglo (Time Has Not Helped) in Split, Croatia, took place on December 9, 2019 at the famous Zlatna vrata (Golden Gates) Cinematheque. The movie was presented by Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split), who co-authored the film with Dragan Đokić (Studio Baranda). The film was produced with funds that the University of Split received for the implementation of the CAPuS project. Time Has Not Helped focuses on the monumental outdoor sculpture Door that artist Branko Ružić (1919 – 1997) produced in Sisak in 1984. Badly......


Raising public awareness of outdoor sculpture preservation issues through an exhibition and a documentary

Raising public awareness of outdoor sculpture preservation issues through an exhibition and a documentary

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) and Romana Tekić (Slavonski Brod Art Gallery) authored the exhibition Door, Variations, which showcased ten works by the renowned Croatian sculptor Branko Ružić (1919 – 1997), all on the theme of the door. The exhibition aimed to commemorate the centenary of Ružić’s birth, and to point out the importance of conservation-restoration works for the purpose of preserving outdoor sculptures. The exhibition was held in Slavonski Brod (The Vladimir Becić Art Salon, September 12 – October 9, 2019) and Sisak (Sisak Municipal Musem, October 15 – November......


Lecture at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, Croatia

Lecture at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, Croatia

Sagita Mirjam Sunara (University of Split) participated at the 2019 Festival of Science in Split, where she gave a talk on the painted steel sculpture Object II by Josip Diminić (1979) from the Sisak Steelworks Sculpture Park. The lecture titled “U potrazi za izgubljenim bojama: konzerviranje-restauriranje skulpture Objekt II autora Josipa Diminića iz Parka skulptura Željezare Sisak” was held in the northern tower of the Split University Library on April 9, 2019. The sculpture Object II had been in a state of great deterioration and underwent an extensive conservation-restoration treatment in 2014.......


Presentation of the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Croatia

Presentation of the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Croatia

IT expert Toni Tabak, university teacher and researcher Sagita Mirjam Sunara, and conservation-restoration student Jelena Hudinčec (University of Split) presented the CAPuS project at the 14th Night of Museums in Sisak. The Night of Museums (Croatian: Noć muzeja) is an annual event held across Croatia, usually on the last Friday in January, in which entry to museums and cultural institutions is free. This year’s event focused on innovations and the digital future. Sisak Municipal Museum prepared a rich and varied program for the 2019 edition of the Night of Museums. It included......