Klasien van de Zandschulp (founder of Lava Lab, Amsterdam) designs story-based interactions, often blending online and offline interactions and unexpected encounters.
Van de Zandschulp is the creator of the augmented and location based festival 'Zo Niet, Dan Toch', augmented audio app HearUsHere, the social disco game DuoDisco and the Interactive Storytelling Meetup in Amsterdam.
Her latest projects are MAYA; an augmented reality SciFi opera in Munich, BolFlinck messenger; a chatbot to learn about the personal stories from hidden characters in the Amsterdam Museum and iPerform; a participatory chatbot performance.
Lava Lab is a design and technology innovation lab in Amsterdam, part of design agency Lava. Lava Lab creates space for innovation and research in the fields of design, storytelling and technology.
Van de Zandschulp is a frequent international speaker and exhibitor at events such as SXSW, Northside festival, FoST (Future of Storytelling festival), IDFA Doclab, MUTEK festival, Kikk festival, Augmented World Expo, Design Indaba Cape Town, MuseumNext, STRP.
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