Klasien van de Zandschulp

Klasien van de Zandschulp designs story-based and participatory experiences, blending digital/physical and online/offline interactions. Her work explores sensory design, embodiment, rituals, augmented realities, human interaction and (radical) thoughts around our daily technology consumption. Van de Zandschulp is also active as a curator and initiator of interactive events, labs and exhibitions.

Van de Zandschulp is fellow at the Institute of Network Cultures (NL, 2020), the Sundance New Frontier Story Lab (USA, 2019) and guest researcher at the Artez Future Makers InsituteDesigning for Precarious Citizens (NL, 2018, 2019). Van de Zandschulp recently won the IDFA Doclab Immersive Non-Fiction award.

Van de Zandschulp is committee member for the Creative Industries Fund ‘Upstream: music x design’ grant and a part-time teacher ‘New Perceptual Frameworks’ at the fine arts department of the Artez University of the Arts in Arnhem. She is often invited as a public speaker at international festivals and conferences, and as guest lecturer at art academies and universities in the Netherlands, Belgium, United States, South Africa and Italy. She was a jury member of the IDFA Doclab Immersive Non-Fiction award 2017, the Netherlands Film festival Gouden Kalf Interactive award in 2018, the SpinAwards AR/VR in 2019 and is coach member at VAF Interactive (Flemish Audiovisual Fund).

Presentations and exhibitions
Van de Zandschulp presents and exhibits internationally at art & technology events and festivals, such as: IDFA Doclab, Het Nieuwe Instituut, MoMA (NYC), MUTEK VR salon (Montréal), Future of Storytelling Festival (NYC), Design Indaba (Cape Town), SXSW (Austin), Path festival (Sao Paolo), MozFest (London), Nederlands Filmfestival, STRP, Northside (NYC), Oddstream, Fak’ugesi (Johannesburg), Interaction.19 (Seattle).

Publications
Computer Arts Magazine, IMMERSE, Artez University Press, APRIA magazine.