This paper offers an examination of the uses of digital memorialisation in two multi-media museums located in Sarajevo, Bosnia, focusing on the ways in which technology is used to create presence, aura, and memorialisation, both on the public and private levels. The two museums of focus–The War Childhood Museum, and Galerija 11/07/95–engage with the past in tactile, testimonial, multimedia ways. In the case of the War Childhood Museum, objects from the war–donated by citizens who, as children, were in Sarajevo during the war and blockade–commingle with personal video testimonials and audio installations; in Galerija 11/07/95, focused on the massacre of that date in Srebrenica, Bosnia, photography, video, and multimedia installations immerse the viewer in the events of Srebrenica, bearing witness to them and to their aftermath.

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