Stockholm museums call for Facebook chats from time of terror
Stockholmers are being asked to send in photos, videos, texts, and Facebook screen dumps documenting their experiences of Friday's terror attack to two of the city's museums.
Stockholm City Museum and Stockholm County Museum launched the project, named Dokumentation 14.53 after the time of attack, early on Monday morning.
Elisabeth Boogh, who manages the photo collection at Stockholm County Museum, said that she and co-organiser Anna Ulfstrand were hoping more for everyday reactions than dramatic footage.
It's more the kind of reflective pictures," she said. "Maybe when you've returned home, when you're having dinner and, phew, everybody's safe. Also images of togetherness, images of people walking home, and the images of everybody getting together and helping eachother. I think that's what we're, not aiming for, but hoping for."
Boogh said the two had been influenced by Gothenburg City Museum who called for locals to submit photos after a dramatic fire in one of the city's nightclubs, thereby creating a lasting document of a significant event in the city's history.
"You have to do it in real time, because otherwise things filter down. The images might get lost. So we needed to do something really fast," she said.