Workshop – call for participation

The Collecting Social Photo project is happy to invite creative participants for a workshop in Helsinki, in November 2017, where we will develop prototype interfaces for social digital photography collections. The purpose of the workshop is to ideate together around...

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Seminar in March 2017

A seminar with the project’s reference group was performed in March, 2017, at the Nordiska museet/Nordic Museum, Stockholm, Sweden. These are some notes from the discussions during the day.

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The state of the social digital photograph –delimitations, definitions, photography as the common denomination in a world of mixed media? Not all is new

My name is Lisa Ehlin and I hold a PhD in Fashion Studies at the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University. In this project, I will primarily function as a researcher and an adviser, contextualising the project and finding relevant theoretical frameworks for...

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Collecting Social Photography * End of the first Phase of the Project

First phase of the Collecting Social Photography project has ended and fortunately we (the partners in the project) have received funding to continue the work with social photography in archives and museums for another 3 ½ years. More about that in a future blog post....

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Why We Post

”We used to talk, now we talk photos.” Why We Post, UCL In a social digital world, the role of photography has changed dramatically, something that is highly affecting how museums and archives work with photograph collections. This is the starting point of the project...

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