Anna Laganà

is a modern and contemporary art conservator and researcher, specializing in the conservation of plastics.  Since 2016, she has been working as a Research Specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) within the Modern and Contemporary Art Initiative, where she leads projects, including the investigation of treatment options for plastics in collections, and she develops workshops on their conservation. Before joining the GCI, Anna has worked as Coordinator of the Contemporary Art Conservation Laboratory at the CCR in Turin; as a conservator/researcher at the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) conducting research on plastics conservation; and most recently as a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam coordinating the Postgraduate program 1 in Conservation of Modern and Contemporary Art.  

Currently Anna is also coordinator for the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group of ICOM-CC.