Amandine Colson

PhD Student

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Lehrstuhl für Digitale Denkmaltechnologien
Office: ZW6/01.11a

Am Zwinger 4 (Villa)
D-96047 Bamberg
Germany
Telephone: +49 951 863-1632
acn.colson(at)gmail.com

since March 2016

PhD student at the German Maritime Museum, Institute of the Leibniz Association, Bremerhaven/Germany

Materials research: "Monitoring of large scale cultural heritage objects using new technologies"

2004 to 2009

Master of fine Arts, Restaurateur du Patrimoine, conservation et restauration des biens culturels, École de Condé, Paris

Graduated as a restorer with the master thesis: "Étude de concrétions et restauration d'un pot à beurre et d'une bouteille en grès normands du XVIIIème siècle, découverts sur l'épave de l'Aimable Grenot (La Natière)", trans. "Investigation of the concretions and restoration of an 18th century butter pot and Norman sandstone bottle discovered on the wreck of the Aimable Grenot in La Natière

January to March 2009

Intern at the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA), Research Center Bodrum/Turkey. PEG and saccharose treatment of organic materials; impression of concretions; preservation of ceramics

September to Dezember 2008

Intern at the Groninger Instituut voor Archeologie (GIA), Laboratorium voor Conservatie & Materiaalkennis (LCM), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen/Netherlands

Conservation restoration of metal objects and organic materials

June to August 2008

Trainee at the Département de Recherche en Archéolgie Subaquatique et Sous-Marine (DRASSM), underwater excavation of ship finds of the 18th century: "Épaves de La Natière", Saint Malo, Brittany/France.

On-site restoration of underwater finds

2001 to 2003

École du Louvre, Paris, major: Western architectural history

November 2013 to Oktober 2015

Restorer at the German Maritime Museum, Institute of the Leibniz Association, Bremerhaven/Germany

Preventive conservation of the collection, coordinator of the working group "Bewahren" (trans. "Preserve"), coordinator of the case study EU project "COSCH"

Juni 2012 to Oktober 2013

Restorer at the Foundation Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen Schloss Gottorf - Archaeological Central Workshop, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein/Germany

Underwater Archaeological Project Fehmarn Belt. Restoration/conservation of finds from the Lindormen shipwreck

February 2010 to December 2011

Restorer at the Communauté d'Agglomération du Douaisis - Direction de l'Archéologie Préventive (CAD-DAP), Douai, Nord-Pas-De-Calais/France

Preventive and curative conservation of archaeological objects. Co-planner for the construction of a restoration laboratory

December 2009 to January 2010

Restorer at the University of Yale/USA, Saharan Archaeological Research Association (SARA), excavation of Tombouze near Timbuktu/Mali

Preventive and curative conservation of metal and ceramic artifacts

 

Research interests

  • Conservation and Restoration Science
  • Preventive conservation
  • Monitoring of deformation processes
  • Conservation and restoration of archaeological objects

 

Committee work and memberships

  • WG Conservation-Restoration of the Leibniz Association
  • Member of the German Society for the Protection of Cultural Property (DGKS) as State Commissioner for Bremen and Lower Saxony.

2015

  • Colson, A & co "Bremen Cog – Long term monitoring of deformation processes" Proceedings of the Conservation and Digitalization Conference, Condition 2015, Danzig, Polen.

2014

  • Colson, A & Muskala, W "Neues von Lastkahn Karl und seiner Reise nach Mainz" in Deutsche Schiffahrt, 02.2014, Bremerhaven.

2013

  • Colson, A. Fehmarn Belt Project - From Excavation to Museum: The Danish Ship Lindormen. Proceedings of the 12th ICOM-CC Working Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Material. In Druck.

2012

  • Colson, A.Conserver, comprendre, étudier, restaurer: les enjeux de la conservation-restauration au service de l'archéologie préventive. Actes du Colloque "Journées Nationales des Restaurateurs en archéologie"; Paris.
  • Colson, A. Preventive conservation during excavation. In: Auer, J. (Hrsg.), Prinsessan Hedvig Sophia - Fieldwork Report 2011. University of Southern Denmark, Maritime Archaeology Programme; Esbjerg Maritime Archaeology Reports 4; Esbjerg.

2010

  • Boucher, C.; Colson, A.; Latreche, N. Traitement du mobilier archéologique. In: Archéologie en Douaisis; Regards sur un territoire: l’Ostrevent; Archeæologia en Duaencis N°30; Douai.