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Kajsa Hartig

Kajsa Hartig

Head of Museum Experience and Collections
Västernorrlands museum

Kajsa Hartig, MA Visual Anthropology, is Head of Museum Experience and Collections at Västernorrlands museum. She has more than 25 years of experience from digital business and product development in the heritage sector. Her interest lies within digital and museum development, advocating a human centered approach for developing new museum experiences, an ecosystem approach and the concept of a distributed museum, transmedia storytelling, stories and heritage as a tool for sustainable societal impact, hybrid and place-based experiences, and the development of participatory methods. She recently completed the research project Collecting Social Phototography (CoSoPho, 2017–2021), an international collaboration on developing new work practice around collecting and disseminating photographic heritage in the age of social media.

MuseumNext Museums, Games and Play Summit
Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Crafthunter – The game as an interface for a permanent exhibition

Crafthunter is a brand-new playful hybrid learning experience encouraging children to explore life in the prehistoric times of Västernorrland through craftsmanship. It is situated at the heart of a newly re-constructed permanent exhibition, connecting the game experience with the displayed archaeological objects, and bringing the ancient tools to life through challenges. In nine mini games the player gets to make fire, discover raw material, produce tools, weave and sow. The game is based on the assumptions of interaction and digital technology as potential tools for learning.

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Kajsa Hartig