Akerselva Digitalt is a research project exploring citizen participation and active communication of industrial heritage along Akerselva and working class history of Oslo.

EngageLab have contributed design and integration of historic photos of industrial heritage into a massive social media platform, Instagram, and have co-designed cultural probes for participant ethnographic surveys of perceptions of places along the river.

Read more at project website.

Project manager
Professor Dagny Stuedahl

EngageLab members
Ole Smørdal
Idunn Sem
Edith Isdal

The Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine
Oslo Museum
Sagene district (bydel)

Types of engagement
Design work
Design workshops
Technology integration
Experimental zones

Digital archives
Social media (Instragram)
Locative media