Project Publications
By year, in alphabetical order:


Björgvinsson, Erling and Anders Høg Hansen (2018, forthcoming) ‘Amendments and Frames. The Women Making History Movement and Mamö Migration History’, in Crossings. Journal of Migration and Culture.

Björgvinsson, Erling and Anders Høg Hansen. (2018) ‘Women Making History’. History Workshop. Accessible at

Engberg, Maria,  Kozel, Susan and Henrik Svarrer Larsen (2018). Visual Materiality: Crafting a New Viscosity. Proceedings of the Design Research Society 2018 Conference, DRS2018 Limerick, Ireland, Vol.4, 1762-1774

Jørgensen, Stina Hasse; Marttila, Sanna Maria; Homewood, Sarah; Nilsson, Elisabet M.;Ottsen Hansen, Sofie Marie (2018). Identification as Process in Participatory Design. Workshop paper, Participatory Design Conference, Hasselt and Genk, Belgium, August 20–24.

Kozel, Susan, Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli. 2018. The Bronze Key: Performing Data Encryptionin Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 549-554. doi: 10.1145/3173225.3173306

Kozel, Susan, Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli. 2018. The Bronze Key: Performing and Materialising a Cypher System in MOCO 2018 Practice Works, The 5th International Conference on Movement and Computing, June 2018, Genoa, Italy.

Kozel, Susan, Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli. 2018. The Weird Giggle: Attending to Affect in Virtual RealityTransformations, Journal of Media, Culture and Technology, Special Issue on Technoaffect: Bodies, Machines, Media Issue 31.

Kozel, Susan, Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir, Jeannette Ginslov and Keith Lim (2018). Conspiracy Archives – a process archive of an archival process, in Artistic Doctorates in Europe (ADiE) Resource, ed. Vida Midgelow et al. TEAK publications Helsinki, forthcoming.

LVA Collection (2017). Openness: Politics, Practices, Poetics. Living Archives Publication, Pdf, ISBN 978-91-7104-692-5. Also published in a series at

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Ottsen Hansen, Sofie Marie (2018). The Co-archiving Toolbox – Designing conditions for diversity in public archives. Conference proceedings Design Research Society 2018 Catalyst, DRS2018, University of Limerick, Ireland, June 25–28.

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Ottsen Hansen, Sofie Marie (2018). Re-thinking archiving for increased diversity – Insights from a co-design project with museum professionals and refugees. Conference proceedings Cumulus Paris 2018, Paris, France, April 11–13. 

Smolicki, Jacek. (2018). ‘You Press the Button, We Do the Rest. Personal Archiving in Capture Culture’, in A. Romele and E. Terrone (Eds.) Towards a Philosophy of the Digital, Palgrave Macmillan



Engberg, Maria, Susan Kozel, Temi Odumosu. (2017).“Postcolonial Design Interventions: Mixed Reality Design for Revealing Histories of Slavery and Their Legacies in Copenhagen”, No 7 (2017): Nordes 2017: DESIGN+POWER, Oslo,

Engberg, Maria. (2017). “Augmented and Mixed Reality Design for contested and challenging histories.” MW17: MW 2017. Published January 30, 2017. 

Høg Hansen, Anders (2017) ‘Reclusive Openness in the life of Eugene Haynes (1927-2007). Opening the suitcase of a Black American classical pianist in Europe, in Openness Practices/Politics/Poetics. A Living Archives publication, various contributors, Malmö (also available on

Kozel, Susan. (2017). Performing Encryption, in Performing the Digital ed. Martina Leeker, Imanuel. Shipper and Timon Beyes, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2017, 117-134.

Kozel, Susan. (2017). The Archival Body: Re-Enactments, Affective Doubling and Surrogacy, in The New Human: Exploring what it means to be human in the Anthropocene epoch, ed. Bo Reimer. Medea, Malmö University. 2017. Published on

Kozel, Susan. (2017). Why Openness? Preface to edited collection Openness by the Living Archives Research Group, 2017, 5-11. ISBN 978-91-7104-693-2 (Print); 978-91-7104-692-5 (PDF) (

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Ottsen Hansen, Sofie Marie (2017). Becoming a co-archivist. ReDoing archival practices for democratising the access to and participation in archives. Conference proceedings Cumulus Kolding 2017, Kolding, Denmark, May 30–June 2. 

Smolicki, Jacek. (2017). ‘Para-archives: Rethinking Personal Archiving Practices in the Times of Capture Culture’, doctoral dissertation, Malmö University, Sweden



Ardalan, Parvin, Mamak Babak-Rad, Erling Björgvinsson, Fredrik Elg, Sofi Jansson, Karolina Jeppson (Eds). (2016). Women Making Herstory. Women Making History: 100 Years of Immigrant Women’s Lives and Work in Malmö.

Björgvinsson, Erling and Anders Høg Hansen. (2016). ‘City Symphony Malmö. The Spatial Politics of Non-institutional Memory’, in Journal of Media Practice Vol 17

Frigo , Alberto and Smolicki, Jacek. (2016). ‘Towards a Minor Data Manifesto’, published in Necsus, European Journal of Media Studies, Amsterdam University Press

Høg Hansen, Anders (2016). ‘Reclusive Openness Remediated’ Paper given at IAMCR conference, University of Leicester, July 2016 (Popular Culture working group, Memory and Narration session)

Høg Hansen, Anders, Lola Young and Faye Ginsburg (2016). ‘Mediating Stuart Hall’ in Voice & Matter, edited by Hemer, Oscar and Thomas Tufte, Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Susan Kozel and Temi Odumosu (2016). From Openness to Encryption, in The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Openness , eds Susan Kozel and Temi Odumosu. The Living Archives Project, Malmö University. 2016. Published on medium.com

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Barton, Jody (2016). Co-designing newcomers archives: discussing ethical challenges when establishing collaboration with vulnerable user groups. Conference proceedings Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Hong Kong, November 21-24.

Nilsson, Elisabet M. (2016). Prototyping collaborative (co)-archiving practices – From archival appraisal to co-archival facilitation. Conference proceedings 22nd International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia, Kuala Lumpur, October 17-21.

Nilsson, Elisabet M. (2016). The Smell of Urban Data: Urban Archiving Practices Beyond Open Data. In (Eds. Kozel, Susan and OdumosuThe Politics, Practices and Poetics of Openness, The Living Archives Project, Malmö University, Sweden.

Smolicki, Jacek. (2016). ‘Standing_Still_Listening’ in ‘Checking the box’, Curatorial Studies, Stockholm University Press

Smolicki, Jacek. (2016). ‘Fragmentarium: on Personal Archiving Practices’, in Sensorium, an online journal of Media and Literature Studies/Linköping University, Sweden



Engberg, Maria (2015). “Digital Archives, the Museum and the Culture Snacker.”Living Archives (Ed). The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Openness.

Engberg, Maria. (2015). “En ny humanist: Produktiv teori och kreativa praktiker.” Universitetet som medium, eds. Matts Lindström and Adam Wickberg Månsson, Stockholm: Mediehistoriskt arkiv, pp 79-92.

Høg Hansen, Anders (2015). ‘Reclusive Openness in the Life of Eugene Haynes (1927-2007). Opening the suitcase and writings of an African-American classical pianist in Europe’, in Living Archives (Ed). The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Openness.

Høg Hansen, Anders, Lola Young and Faye Ginsburg (2015). ‘Mediating Stuart Hall’, in Hemer and Tufte (eds) Voice & Matter. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Kozel, Susan. (2015). Process Phenomenologies, in Modes of Embodiment: The Poetics of Phenomenology in Performance Studies, eds. Nedelkopoulou, E, Jon Foley Sherman and Maaike Bleeker. London and New York: Routledge, 2015, 55-74.

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Wiman, Veronica  (2015). Urban Archiving for Smarter Cities : Archival practices beyond Open data. Conference proceedings, Culture and Computing 2015, Kyoto University, Japan. Poster

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Wiman, Veronica (2015). Gardening communities as urban archives and social resource in urban planning.” Conference proceedings, Nordes 2015: Design Ecologies, Challenging anthropocentrism in the design of sustainable futures, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden.

Nilsson, Elisabet M., and Wiman,Veronica (2015). Eat a Memory: A Tool for Urban Archival Practices to Support Citizens’ Participation in Urban Development. Conference paper, The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Critical Alternatives, Aarhus, Denmark.

Odumosu, Temi. (2015). “Blind Spots (A Traveller’s Tale): Notes on Cultural Citizenship, Power, Recognition and Diversity”. In Museums – Citizens and Sustainable Solutions, Danish Agency for Culture, pp. 110-119. (Download publication as PDF, or view archived PDF from

Odumosu, Temi. (2015).“Open Images or Open Wounds? Colonial past and present in the city of Copenhagen”.  In Living Archives (Ed.) The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Openness, Malmö University, Sweden.

Odumosu, Temi, and Hannes Schroeder. (2015). “Memorializing Contested Landscapes”Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, 4.3: 189-94.

Smolicki, Jacek. (2015). “De-totalizing Capture: On Personal Recording and Archiving Practices.”In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Arts. , ISEA 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Smolicki, Jacek. (2015). ‘The (In-)discreet Charm of the Openness’, essay published within the Living Archives research project’s publication Openness, Malmö, Sweden

Smolicki, Jacek. (2015). ‘Personal Archiving in the Age of Information Overflow’, publication in ‘Terminus: Archives, Ephemera and Electronic Art’ at Ethnographic Terminalia Symposium, Vancouver, Canada

Speiginer, Gheric, Blair MacIntyre, Jay Bolter, Hafez Rouzati, Amy Lambeth, Laura Levy, Laurie Baird, Maribeth Gandy, Matt Sanders, Brian Davidson, Maria Engberg, Russ Clark, and Elizabeth Mynatt. (2015). “The Evolution of the Argon Web Framework Through Its Use Creating Cultural Heritage and Community–Based Augmented Reality Applications”. Human-Computer Interaction: Users and Contexts: 17th International Conference, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings, Part III. Springer International Publishing. pp 112-124. (

Women Making Historybook (title ‘Women Making HERstory’) in Swedish and English, as well as newsletters. In Swedish: 1:20132:20141:2015 In English: 1:20132:20141:2015)



Björgvinsson, Erling. (2014). “Where we stand.” A round table film on feminism in Malmö developed Parvin Ardalan and Erling Björgvinsson. Shown at the WMH exhibition and online portal. Filmed and edited by Dennis Nilsson, Mathias Eriksson, and Måns Mårtensson. Accessible at

Björgvinsson, Erling, and Anders Høg Hansen. (2014). “Space Oddities: Music and the Making of Living Archives.”In Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice, edited by Anders Høg Hansen, Oscar Hemer, and Thomas Tufte. Lit Verlag. pp157-174.

Ginslov, Jeannette, Susan Kozel, Camilla Ryd, Jacek Smolicki, and Daniel Spikol. (2014). “Using Augmented Reality, Artistic Research and Mobile Phones to Explore Practice-based Learning.”Paper presented at Ideas in Mobile Learning, Bristol, UK, March 6–7.

Kozel, Susan, Jacek Smolicki, and Daniel Spikol. (2014). “Affective and Rhythmic Engagement with Archival Material: Experiments with Augmented Reality.”Paper presented at the NODEM 2014 Conference, Warsaw, Poland, December 1–3.

Kozel, Susan, Camilla Ryd, Jacek Smolicki, and Daniel Spikol. (2014). ‘Exploring Practice-based Learning through Living Archives and the Affexity Project’, published in the proceedings of Bristol Ideas on Mobile Learning, Bristol, UK

Odumosu, Temi. (2014). “Burthened Bodies: The Image and Cultural Work of ‘White Negroes’ in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World”in American Studies in Scandinavia, 46.1: 31-53.

Smolicki, Jacek. (2014). ”Ethnographic Research as a Sensory Exploration of Place: The Slussen Project.”In proceedings of the 8th Festival Internacional de Arte Sonoro.

Smolicki, Jacek. (2014). ‘Sensory Ethnography: The Slussen Case’, article published in Geografias Audibles back to back with Tsonami Sound Art Festival in Chile

Wiman, Veronica (2014). “Approaching Urban Gardening and Farming: Initiatives by Citizens, Municipalities and Governments.”In Podium: FoU-magasin fra Universitetet i Tromsø, Det kunstfaglige fakultet, No. 8: 7–9.



Björgvinsson, Erling, and Anders Høg Hansen. (2013). ”Archiving Bodies: Bodies, Leisure and (territorial) Politics.”Paper presented at the Popmodernism Circle at the Nordic Summer University, Turku, Finland, March 16.

Björgvinsson, Erling, and Anders Høg Hansen. (2013). ”Living Archives and Archiving Bodies.”Paper presented at the conference Don’t forget the archives: Collecting Non-Archives for the Post-Media Condition, Lüneburg, Germany, April 25–26.

Kozel, Susan. (2013). “Somatic Materialism or ‘Is it Possible to do a Phenomenology of Affect?'”in Site Magazine, 33: 153–170.

Kozel, Susan. (2013). ”Performing Memory.”Paper presented at the LARM Audio Research Archive Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 14–15.

Smolicki, Jacek. (2013). ‘Sound Art and Archival Practices’, paper presented at Media Art Histories, Riga, Latvia.




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