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Robyn Sloggett

Robyn is an expert in Cultural Material Conservation at Melbourne University.

Robyn Sloggett reviews ‘Securing the Past: Conservation in art, architecture and literature’ by Paul Eggert

September 2009, no. 314 01 September 2009
Material culture is everywhere. We hoard it, we gift it, we visit it, we label it and we read it. There is little doubt that the production, preservation, use and re-use of material culture is a key means by which cultural identity is retained, protected and made available across generations. Understanding how a society inherits its cultural identity tells us a lot about that society and what it v ... (read more)