Wood & Canvas (Antwerp june 12th-15th)
The chairman of the Initiative joined the international conference "Wood & Canvas (and rabbit glue) in the Modern World" at Antwerp.
"There are two basic themes for the Conference:1, becoming familiar with the old machinery and;2, suggesting modern ways to drive and control the old machinery.For the first theme, conference participants will have hands-on experience building a 1:4 scale model, as well as seeing the machinery in place. For the second theme, we are seeking ideas on how to integrate 19th century wooden stage machinery with modern power systems and digital controls."
Find out more on the website.