Maria Chatzidakis

Maria Chatzidakis is a lecturer in Conservation of Wall Paintings, at the Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art of the University of West Attica.  She received a Bachelor in Conservation of Works of Art (Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art, T.E.I. of Athens) and a MSc. in Cultural Informatics and Management of Cultural Heritage (Department of Archaeology and Department of Computer Science, University of Crete). She has 30 years of working experience in conservation of wall paintings, panel paintings, and ethnographic objects. Her research interests are in the area of Conservation of wall paintings, conservation of street art; graffiti, and public murals; Ethics in Conservation; Conservation Documentation, Conservation terminology; Semantic Structure and thesauri; Cultural Documentation Standards; Education in Conservation; Historic pigments. Member: International Institute for Conservation (IIC), International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA), co-founder of the Street Art Conservators (St.A.Co.).

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