Bureau Elections delayed!

We are currently seeking more National Committee ISCMP Voting Members to effectively run elections with diverse representation. In order to identify further Voting Members, the elections have been postponed. If you are an Expert Member of ISCMP, please reach out to your National Committee to request that a Voting Member be selected. A letter from the National Committee must be sent confirming the Voting Member to muralpainting@icomos.org. Only one designated Voting Member from each National Committee can vote for the Bureau. The current Membership and Voting Members are identified on our Membership page.

Elections for the Bureau will be held virtually from January 16th – January 22nd, 2023.

The Bureau will consist of five positions:

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Emerging Professional

ISCMP Members interested in standing for the Bureau should express their interest by December 16th, 2022 (23:59 CET) by emailing the form available here to muralpainting@icomos.org along with their CV.

Applications to the Committee for Expert or Associate Membership are still being accepted on an ongoing basis.

Call for Members

The ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Mural Painting researches and promotes the understanding, protection, conservation and management of mural paintings and their value and significance. 

Expressions of interest are invited from those with an established interest / experience in the conservation of mural paintings to join the newly re-formed ISCMP—the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Mural Painting. 

There are two types of membership, ‘Expert’ and ‘Associate’. One voting Expert member per country  should be designated by its National Committee. The criteria for membership is detailed in the ISCMP By-Laws (2022) available here.

Applications can be made by sending an Expression of Interest (who you are, what you can bring to the group), along with a curriculum vitae (CV), directly to the committee: muralpainting@icomos.org. All candidates must have an up-to-date ICOMOS membership, so please include your ICOMOS membership number in your application. 

NUOVI MEMBRI PER IL COMITATO ICOMOS ISCMP 

Il Comitato Scientifico Internazionale ICOMOS per la Conservazione delle Pitture Murali dell’ICOMOS (ISCMP) ricerca e promuove la comprensione, protezione, conservazione e gestione dei dipinti murali, della loro importanza e dei loro molteplici valori.  

Si invitano coloro con un forte interesse / una provata esperienza nella conservazione dei dipinti murali a entrare a far parte del ri-formato Comitato Scientifico Internazionale ICOMOS per la Conservazione delle Pitture Murali dell’ICOMOS (ISCMP).

I membri del Comitato sono di due tipi: ‘Esperto’ e ‘Associato’. Per ogni paese, un Membro Esperto con diritto di voto viene designato dal proprio Comitato Nazionale. I criteri per l’adesione al Comitato sono stilati nello Statuto dell’ISCMP (2022), disponibile qui.

Le richieste di adesione al Comitato possono essere mandate direttamente al Comitato Direttivo ad interim alla seguente email: muralpainting@icomos.org, includendo una lettera di motivazione e il proprio curriculum vitae (CV).

Tutti i candidati devono essere membri dell’ ICOMOS. 

 APPEL À CANDIDATURE

Le comité scientifique international pour la conservation des peintures murales (ISCMP) de l’ICOMOS étudie et promeut la compréhension, la protection, la conservation et la gestion des peintures murales ainsi que leur valeur et leur signification.

Les personnes ayant un intérêt, une expérience établie dans la conservation des peintures murales et qui souhaiteraient rejoindre l’ISCMP nouvellement reformé, sont invitées à manifester leur intérêt en faisant acte de candidature.

Il existe deux statuts de membres du comité, “membre-expert” et “membre associé”. Certains membres-experts pourront avoir un statut de « membre expert votant ». Ces derniers sont désignés par leur comité national, ce à raison d’un membre-expert par pays. Les critères relatifs à tous ces statuts sont décrits dans le règlement intérieur du comité ISCMP (2022) et sont disponibles ici.

Les candidatures peuvent être envoyées directement au comité, sous forme d’une déclaration d’intention accompagnée d’un curriculum vitae : muralpainting@icomos.org

Tous les candidats doivent être membres de l’ICOMOS et être à jour de leur cotisation.

CONVOCATORIA PARA NUEVOS MIEMBROS 

El Comité Científico Internacional de Pintura Mural del ICOMOS (ISCMP) investiga y promueve la comprensión, protección, conservación y gestión de las pinturas murales, su valor y significado.

Las personas interesadas que posean una sólida experiencia en la conservación de las pinturas murales y que deseen unirse al recién reformado ISCMP, están invitadas a manifestar su interés presentando su candidatura.

En el ISCMP existen dos tipos de membresía: ‘Experto’ y ‘Asociado’. Por cada país, el Comité Nacional del ICOMOS designará un miembro experto con derecho a voto. Los criterios para la membresía se detallan en los Estatutos de ISCMP (2022) que se encuentran disponibles aquí.

Las solicitudes se pueden realizar enviando una carta de Expresión de Interés, junto con el currículum vitae (CV), directamente al comité interino ISCMP: muralpainting@icomos.org 

Todos los candidatos deben tener actualizada su membresía de ICOMOS y estar al día con su cotización.

CONVOCAÇÃO DE NOVOS MEMBROS 

O Comité Científico Internacional de Pintura Mural (ISCMP) do ICOMOS pesquisa e promove a compreensão, protecção, conservação e gestão de pintura mural e do seu valor e significado.

Convidamos as pessoas com interesse e experiência estabelecida na conservação de pintura mural a juntarem-se ao recém-reformado ISCMP do ICOMOS.

Existem dois tipos de membros: Especialista e Associado. De entre os membros Especialistas cada Comité Nacional designará um como Membro Votante. Cada país poderá ter apenas um Membro Votante. Os critérios de adesão estão detalhados nos Estatutos do ISCMP (2022) disponíveis aqui.

As candidaturas podem ser enviadas directamente ao Comité com uma breve manifestação do interesse em associar-se ao ISCMP, acompanhada do curriculum vitae –  muralpainting@icomos.org

Todos os candidatos devem ser membros do ICOMOS e ter as quotas regularizadas.

Reviving the International Scientific Committee on Mural Painting – The Steering Committee

On February 9, 2022, a meeting was held by ICOMOS to revive and reorganize the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Mural Painting (ISCMP). The meeting invitation was sent to all existing Committee members and ICOMOS members who expressed an interest in joining this Committee. During this meeting, the ICOMOS Secretary General Mario Santana and President Mikel Landa requested volunteers, to support Clemencia Vernaza on a Steering Committee that would revise the Committee By-Laws, increase Committee membership, and hold elections for the Committee Bureau. The volunteers for the Steering Committee are:

Clemencia Vernaza, Colombia (mural painting conservator)

Sreekumar Menon, India (mural painting conservator)

Tracy Manning, UK (mural painting conservator)

Chiara Pasian, Malta (mural painting conservator)

Simona Sajeva, Italy (Conservation engineer)

Jean-Marc Vallet, France (conservation scientist)

Wendy Rose, USA (mural painting conservator)

José Artur Pestana, Portugal (mural painting conservator)

The Steering Committee has met regularly since March 4, 2022 to revise the By-Laws by group consensus and will prepare the new Bureau election. Meetings were recorded with minutes. The Steering Committee will be dissolved when the new Bureau is in place.

Archangel Gabriel (end of XVth century, attributed to G. Baleison, 1463-1500), Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Cœur’s chapel, Lucéram (France) (c)Jean-Marc Vallet