Digital archives, interactive maps, virtual reality videos and a digital memory tool – all dedicated to promoting peace, reconciliation and dialogue after the armed conflict in Guatemala. Julio Solórzano Foppa emphasises the importance of a publicly accessible digital archive . The purpose is to provide a foundation for historical narrative regarding events and remember the victims of the war . Solórzano Foppa further highlights that the cooperation with young people is key to ensure that the content is adapted to their current digital skills and language.
Nevertheless, constructing a collective historical memory with exclusively digital tools is impossible as it faces difficulties in building trust, generating emotions, and fostering open exchange. Therefore, it is vital to complement digital tools with interventions in the analog world.