The sound of paper conservation

If you listen closely, you’ll notice that the art of paper conservation isn’t as quiet as you may think. Explore ASMR with brush strokes, tearing of paper and water distillation.

Western paper conservation is in many respects based on materials, tools and techniques from traditional Japanese paper conservation. Here you can learn more about conservation work and to see how our paper conservator Gry Landro uses traditional tools and materials to create ASMR friendly sounds.

 WhaT is ASMR?

ASMR stands for autonomous sensory meridian response, and is described on Wikipedia as "a tingling sensation that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. "

In the video above you can explore how you respond to sounds from brush strokes, tearing of paper and water distillation.

Join us behind the scenes and get an insight into how our conservators work to preserve our fragile inheritance from Edvard Munch.