Lecture. Stiletto. Double-sided problems with a self-adhering flexible PVC film (working title)
Abstract will be forwarded as soon as it is available.
The first section of Future Talks 009 will be chaired by Tim Bechthold.
Curriculum Vitae.From 1991 to 1993 Tim Bechthold trained as a cabinetmaker in Bad Tölz, Germany. The following three years he studied conservation at the College Goering-Institute, Munich, Germany where he graduated in 1996 as a state-approved conservator for furniture and wooden sculptures. The following year he worked as a freelance furniture conservator in Munich, Germany.
He proceeded his studies during the years 1997 to 2002 at the Chair of Conservation, Arts Technology and Conservation Science, Technical University Munich, Germany, focusing on modern materials. At that time he completed several conservation projects on the degradation of plastics, amongst others at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, Austria and at the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany. In 2002 he graduated with the diploma thesis on “Polyurethane in 1960′s furniture design”.
Since 2002 he is head of the conservation department of Die Neue Sammlung, State Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Design in the Pinakothek of Modern, Munich, Germany.