Stuedahl D. and Smørdal, O. (2015) Matters of Becoming - Experimental zones for making museums public with social media. CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts. Volume 11 (in press).

Stuedahl, D. and Lowe, S. (2015) Social Media As Resource For Involving Young People In Museum Innovation. International Journal of Sociotechnology and knowledge development. 7(4), pp.60-80.

Steier, R., Pierroux, P. & Krange, I. (2015) Embodied Interpretation: Gesture, Social Interaction, and Meaning Making in a National Art Museum. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction.

Smørdal, O., Stuedahl, D., and Sem, I. (2014) Experimental Zones: Two Cases of Exploring Frames of Participation in a Dialogic Museum, Digital Creativity, Special Issue: Designing for creative engagement in museums and cultural institutions. 25(3): 224- 232.

Lowe, S.  and Stuedahl, D. (2014) Small-scale Design Experiments as Working Space for Larger Mobile Communication Challenges, Journal of Learning Design, 7 (1): 59-73. pdf

Steier, R. (2014) Posing the Question: Visitor Posing as Embodied Interpretation in an Art Museum Posing the Question: Visitor Posing as Embodied Interpretation in an Art Museum. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 21 (2): 148–170. pdf

Bauer, D. and Pierroux, P. (2014) Expert and Adolescent Interpretive Approaches in a National Art Museum, Museum Management and Curatorship, 29 (3):

Andreassen, I. and Pierroux, P. (2013) “How do you know that?” A study of narrative and mediation at an archaeological excavation site, Nordisk Museologi (1): 67-85.

Stuedahl, D.  (2011)  Social Media and Community Involvements in Museums. A case study of a local history wiki community, Nordisk Museologi (1): 3-14.

Pierroux, P., Krange, I. and Sem, I. (2011) Bridging Contexts and Interpretations: Mobile Blogging on Art Museum Field Trips, Mediekultur, 50: 25-44. pdf

Steier, R. and Pierroux, P. (2011) “What is ‘the concept’?” Sites of conceptual formation in a touring architecture workshop, Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy, (3): 138-156. pdf

Pierroux, P. and Kluge, A. (2011) Bridging the Extended Classroom: Social, Technological and Institutional Challenges, Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy, (3): 115-121. pdf

Stuedahl, D. and Smørdal, O. (2011) Designing for Young Visitors’ Co-composition of Doubts in Cultural Historical Exhibitions, Computers & Composition, 28: 215-223.

Pierroux, P. and Skjulstad, S. (2011) Composing a public image online: Art museums and narratives of architecture in Web mediation, Computers & Composition, 28: 205-214. pdf

Stuedahl, D. & Smørdal, O. 2011. Young Visitors’ ‘Messing Around’ in Museums. Exploring social media to engage teens in
participation. BARN 3-4; Digitale medier i barn og unges hverdag, Norwegian Centre for Child Research, pp 169- 191

Stuedahl, D. (2009) Digital Cultural Heritage Engagement - A New Research Field for Ethnology, Ethnologia Scandinavica (39): 67-81

Book Chapters

Pierroux, P. and Steier, R. (in press) Making it Real: Transforming a University and Museum Research Collaboration into a Design Product. In V. Svihla & R. Reeve (Eds.) Design as Scholarship in the Learning Sciences. London: Routledge.

Crowley, K., Pierroux, P., and Knutson, K.  (forthcoming) Informal Learning in Museums. In K. Sawyer (Ed.) Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences, Chapter 23, Cambridge University Press.

Pierroux, P. and Ludvigsen, S. (2013) Communication Interrupted: Textual Practices and Digital Interactives in Art Museums. In Schrøder, K. & Drotner, K. (Eds.) The Connected Museum: Social Media and Museum Communication. Chapter 8, pp. 153-176. Routledge: London. pdf

Stuedahl, D. and Mörtberg, C. (2012) Sustainability and cultural heritage knowledge. Touching boundaries between the intangible and the digital. In Giaccardi, E. (Ed.) Heritage Matters. Understanding and Experiencing Heritage through Social Media. London: Routledge.

Stuedahl, D. & Smørdal, O. (2010) Design as Alignment of Modalities. In Morrison, A. (Ed.) Inside Multimodal Composition, Cresskill NJ: Hampton Press, pp. 295-318.

Morrison, A., Stuedahl, D., Mörtberg, C. M., Wagner, I., Liestøl, G., & Bratteteig, T. (2010) Analytical Perspectives. In Wagner, I., Bratteteig, T. & Stuedahl, D. (Eds.) Exploring Digital Design. Multi-Disciplinary Design Practices, Springer, pp. 55-103.

Stuedahl, D., Morrison, A., Mörtberg, C. M., & Bratteteig, T. (2010) Researching Digital Design. In Wagner, I., Bratteteig, T. & Stuedahl, D. (Eds.) Exploring Digital Design. Multi-Disciplinary Design Practices, Springer, pp. 1-15.

Mörtberg, C. M., Bratteteig, T., Wagner, I., Stuedahl, D., & Morrison, A. (2010) Methods that Matter in Digital Design Research. In Wagner, I., Bratteteig, T. & Stuedahl, D. (Eds.) Exploring Digital Design. Multi-Disciplinary Design Practices, Springer, pp. 105-144.

Ludvigsen, S. R. & Mørch A. I. (2010) Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: Basic Concepts, Multiple Perspectives, and Emerging Trends. In Peterson, P., Baker, E., & McGaw, B. (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education, Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 5, pp. 290-296.

Book Reviews

Pierroux, P. (2013) Formidling som forskningsfelt fra museologiske og pedagogiske perspektiver. Olga Dysthe, Nana Bernhardt og Line Esbjørn: Dialogbasert undervisning. Kunstmuseet som læringsrom. Anita Maurstad og Marit Anne Hauan (Eds.): Museologi på norsk – universitetsmuseenes gjøren. In Kunst og Kultur 02/2013.

Stuedahl, Dagny (2013). David Gauntlett: Making is Connecting. The Social Meaning of Creativity, from DIY and Knitting to YouTube and Web 2.0, Cambridge Polity Press 2011. MedieKultur. Journal of Media and Communication Research.  ISSN 1901-9726.

Stuedahl, Dagny (2012). Heidi Philipsen, Lise Agerbæk & Bo Kampman Walther (Eds.): Designing New Media. Learning, Communication and Innovation. Aarhus: Academia. 2010. Medie Kultur. MedieKultur. Journal of Media and Communication Research.  ISSN 1901-9726.  28(53), pp. 140- 143.

Master's Theses

Elle, L. A. (2012) Nettsider som kommunikasjon. Praksis og endring ved Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design (Websites as Communication. Practice and transformation at the National Museum). Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo. Supervisors: Brita Brenna (IKOS), Palmyre Pierroux (InterMedia).

Murad, H. (2011). Narratives as Cultural Artifacts: The Case of Digitaltfortalt. TOOL Master's thesis, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. Supervisors: Anders I. Mørch, Dagny Stuedahl.


Interactives for 'Munch's World', pilot in National Gallery



Multitouch application for Snøkult, a touring workshop

iPad application for Munch and Multimodality

Conference Publications and Academic Presentations


Smørdal O., Nesnass R. and Pierroux P. (2014) Snøkult: Designing a multitouch table for co-composition in an educational setting. Full paper presented at FabLearn: Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education. Stanford University, October 25-26.

Steier, R. & Pierroux, P.  'Designing Interactives in Art Museums: Situating Learning Technologies and Interactions in Gallery Space.' AERA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 3-7, 2014.

Pierroux, P., Qvale, A., Steier, R. & Sauge, B.  'Posing with Art: Researching and Designing for Performative Acts of Interpretation.' Museums and the Web, Baltimore, April 2-5, 2014.

Pierroux, P. & Bauer, D.  'Integrating Physical and Social Contexts in an Information Processing Model of Art Interpretation.' AERA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 3-7, 2014.


Stuedahl, D. & Lowe, S. 'Mobile Museum Communication Design and New Literacies.' DRC// Cumulus 2013, 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, Oslo, May 14–16, 2013.

Stuedahl, D. & Lowe, S. 'Design experiments with social media and museum content in the context of the distributed museum.' NORDES 2013. Copenhagen, June 9–12, 2013.

Steier, R. & Pierroux, P. 'Social Media and Interaction Design in Art Museums.'  The Shape of Things. New and emerging technology-enabled models of participation through VGC. iSay event, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK, January 31 –February 1, 2013.


Steier, R. 'Learning landscapes: Physical space and digital technology in museum collaboration and learning.' 17th ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work, GROUP 2012, Sanibel Island, FL, October 27 – October 31, 2012. pp. 297-298.

Steier, R.  'Interactive Tabletops and Meaning Making in Art and Architecture.' Multiple Surfaces for Collaborative Learning Workshop, Bristol University, UK, March 19 – 20, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. Nordic approaches to participatory cultural heritage enhanced by digital media. New Media Lab/ Center for Media and Learning, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, April 2, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. 'Nordic digital Media based approaches to participatory museums with youth groups.' Interdisciplinary Conversations in Environmental Psychology. Environmental psychology Program, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, April 5, 2012. See video on Open Cuny http://vimeo.com/opencuny/stuedahl

Stuedahl, D. 'Mobile interactives enhancing museum collection in exhibitions and in the city.' Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, USA, arranged by Digital Media Lab, April 19, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. & Smørdal, O. 'Matters of durability, maintenance and continuity in digital intangible heritage.' High-Tech Heritage: How Are Digital Technologies Changing Our Views of the Past? Umass Center for Heritage and Society, May 2 – 4, Amherst, Mass.

Andreassen, I. & Pierroux, P. '"How do you know that?" A study of dialogues and communication practices at an archaeological excavation site.' High-Tech Heritage: How Are Digital Technologies Changing Our Views of the Past? Umass Center for Heritage and Society,  Amherst, Mass, May 2 – 4, 2012.

Stuedahl, D., Mørtberg, C. & Murad, H.  'Enactments of social spaces in online archiving. Inscriptions as enrollments of digital stories from a Norwegian portal.' Heritage Matters – Designing for current and future values through digital and social technologies, CHI 2012, Austin, Texas, May 4 –6, 2012.

Pierrroux, P. 'Museum Learning Research and Design at InterMedia.' KMRC (Knowledge Media Research Center), University of Tübingen, Germany, May 15, 2012.

Dahl, M. & Stuedahl, D. 'Transforming Children`s Participation and Learning in Museums: From singular dialogues to a multilayered explorative experience.' The Transformative Museum, DREAM, Roskilde University, Denmark, May 23 – 25, 2012.

Steier, R. 'Exploring Digital Methods for Understanding Visitor Interactions in an Art Museum.' PhD seminar, The Transformative Museum, DREAM,  Roskilde University, Denmark, May 23 – 25, 2012.

Pierroux, P. & Ludvigsen, S. 'Communication Interrupted: Textual Practices for Digital Interactives in the Art Museum.' The Transformative Museum, DREAM, Roskilde University, Denmark, May 23 – 25, 2012.

Stuedahl, S. & Smørdal, O. 'Experimental zones -spaces for new forms of participation in museum exhibition development.' The Transformative Museum, DREAM, Roskilde University, Denmark, May 23 – 25, 2012.

Pierroux, P. ‘Museum Learning Research and Design at InterMedia, UiO’, Studentparlamentet ved Universitetet i Oslo, June 1, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. & Gottlieb, H. 'Bridging The gap between research, innovation and education in heritage issues focusing on research collaborations and user engagement,' Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Inaugural Conference, Gothenburg University, Swede, June 5 – 8, 2012.

Dahl, M. & Stuedahl, D. 'Transforming Children’s Participation and Learning  in Museums: From Singular Dialogues to a Multilayered Explorative Experience,' Researching Museums and Archives, Norwegian Art Council, Oscarsborg, Norway, June 7 – 8, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. 'Digitale medier og ungdoms deltakelse i utstillinger. Erfaringer fra forskning i norske museer.' National conference on learning in science centers and museums, University of Bergen, Norwegian Research Council and Norwegian Centre for Science Education, Bergen, September 6, 2012.

Pierroux, P. ‘Art Museum Interactives: Challenges in Practices’, DIGHUMLAB, Århus University, September 10, 2012.

Stuedahl, D. 'Media as engaging tools and enactors of museum experiences. Some thoughts about designing digital media for museums.' Museums and Education, Cumulus & Hermitage, Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, St.Petersburg, Russia, September 20 – 22.

Stuedahl, D. & Mørch, A. 'Wiki-based Networks and Communities of Practice in Cultural Heritage.' Accepted paper 4S/EASST, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 17 – 20, 2012

Qvale, A. & Pierroux, P. 'Kunstmuseet som multimodal læringsarena', Museale og arkivale praksiser, Kulturrådet, Oslo, November 29 – 30, 2012.


Stuedahl, D., Planke, T., & Dahl, M.I.  'Dialogues in museums. Conference Research on museums and archives' (Forskning om museer og arkiv 2010-2011). Norsk Kulturråd, Oslo, Norway, March 16 –17, 2011.

Stuedahl, D. & Engen, B.  'Collecting – Reflecting – Sharing. A pilot connecting digital literacy, teacher education
and museum education programs', Symposium, The Visions Conference 2011, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo, May 20, 2011.

Pierroux, P. ‘Learning to Teach with Museums’, Symposium, The Visions Conference 2011, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo, May 20, 2011.

Steier, R. 'Snøkult: Teaching Concepts in Architecture in a Touring Museum Workshop', Symposium, The Visions Conference 2011, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo, May 20, 2011.

Stuedahl, D. & Smørdal, O. 'Re-thinking museum assemblies.' Re-thinking technology in museums, University of Limerick, Ireland, May 26 – 28 , 2011.


Pierroux, P. 'Læring, IKT og museumsbesøk', Faglig-pedagogisk dag, University of Oslo, Norway, January 8, 2010.

Stuedahl, D. 'Museets formal og virkemåte – et blikk inn i fremtiden,' Norsk Telemuseum strategiseminar, Asker, Norway, June 3, 2010.

Smørdal, O., Perritano. A and Sem, I. ‘Multi context, multi representation, multi touch.' Engineering Patterns for Multi-Touch Interfaces 2010, ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Berlin, Germany, June 20, 2010.

Pierroux, P., Steier, R. & Smørdal, O. 'Designing Learning Trajectories with Interactive Tabletops,' in Workshop 'Collaborative Learning with Interactive Surfaces.' International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010), Chicago, USA, June 29, 2010.

Stuedahl, D. 'Designing for engagement in digital heritage; Striving with concepts in a contested field', ACM DIS 2010 Workshop. Heritage Inquiries: A Designerly Approach to Human Values, Århus, Denmark, August 16 – 17, 2010.

Andreassen, I. & Pierroux, P. 'Archaeology and Learning Relocated: Designs Bridging Fieldwork and Classwork', ACM DIS 2010 Workshop. Heritage Inquiries: A Designerly Approach to Human Values, Århus, Denmark, August 16 – 17, 2010.

Pierroux, P. 'Forskning på bruk av sosiale medier i formidlingspraksis’, Det nasjonale museumsmøte, Norges Museumsforbund, Trondheim, Norway, September 9, 2010.

Pierroux, P. ‘Communication Interrupted: A study of designed interventions in a national art museum’, DREAM: International expert summit. Transnational research agenda for digital museum futures: cultural industries, public good, social resources, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 22-24, 2010.

Pierroux, P. ‘Learning Trajectories with Interactive Tabletops: A Traveling Architecture Exhibition', Designing Bridges: Structures for Learning Across Sites, InterMedia Seminar, University of Oslo, Norway, November 1, 2010.

Stuedahl, D. 2010. Silences and vulnerability. “Traveling Thoughtfulness – Feminist Technoscience Stories”, Institute for Informatics, Umeå University, Sweden, Nov. 23 – 24, 2010.

Stuedahl, D. & Mørch, A. I. 'Community involvement and social networking in a cultural heritage organisation in Norway', NODEM 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 24 – 26, 2010.


Pierroux, P. 'The logic of participation in museum learning designs.' Keynote speaker at Museernes kommunikation i den digitale kulturen, DREAM conference, Roskilde University, Denmark, September 22, 2009.

Pierroux, P. 'Museums and Change: Perspectives on the transformative role of ICTs in museum practice.' Invited speaker at Museums in Dialogue: Engaging Social Media, University of Bergen, September 23, 2009, Bergen

Pierroux, P.  'Forskning på digitale formidlingsverktøy i kunstmuseer.' Invited speaker at Konferanse om forskning på formidling i kunstmuseer, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, October 15, 2009.

Pierroux, P. 'Museums and Social Media: The Logic of Participation in Meaning Making.' Invited speaker at KULTRANS, Museological lunch,  University of Oslo, Norway, October 28, 2009.

Pierroux, P., D. Stuedahl, and I. S. Andreassen. 'CONTACT: Communicating Organizations in Networks of Art and Cultural Heritage Technologies.' Verdikt Conference 2009, Oslo, Norway, November 3 – 4, 2009.

Pierroux, P. 'Mening, læring og teknologibruk i kunstformidling.' Invited speaker at Den Digitale Allmenning - Ønske det, kunne det, ville det med - men gjøre det?, Kultimathule, Trondheim, Norway, November 10, 2009.

Smørdal, O., Pierroux, P. and Perritano, A. 'Multi-Touch Tables Across Contexts.' Alpine Redez-Vous, EU Stellar NoE, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, France, December 2, 2009.

Pierroux, P.  and Smørdal, O. 'Prosjekt Snøhetta', Kunsttorget 2009, Nasjonal Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, December 10, 2009.


Kunstløftet, 'Digital Dannelse,' November 7, 2014

Forskningsrådet, 'Teknologisk rom for tolkning,' June 2, 2014

Uniforum, 'Kunstmuseum jaktar på ungdomskoden', November 22, 2011

Forskningsrådet, 'Vil lokke unge til kunstmuseer', November 14, 2011

Aftenposten, 'Poserer som Munch', November 9, 2011

Uniforum, ‘Brukar arkitektur i ny læringsteknologi’, September 24, 2010

VG, Norsk Forskningsråd, ‘Forskningsdagene,’ September 22, 2010, p. 20



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