Klasien van de Zandschulp, Arjan Scherpenisse & Anton Lamberg
Lava Lab
Klasien van de Zandschulp is an interaction designer and the cofounder of the design and technology innovation studio Lava Lab whose work focuses on designing the way people interact with and use their digital environment.

Arjan Scherpenisse is a seasoned software engineer with a background in artificial intelligence whose work straddles the line between technology and arts.

Anton Lamberg is a designer, strategist, and developer of independent projects, as well as a designer and partner at Lava Lab, whose work focuses on new possibilities in the intersection between graphic design and new technology.
Story Building with Chatbots

How do we turn something as nonstructured as human speech into a structure that a chatbot can work with, and how might modern chatbot systems have an effect on nonlinear storytelling?

In this workshop, we’ll explore the possibilities of modern chatbot technologies and the role they might play in the way we tell stories. We’ll also will look at the narrative structures and tools that are used when constructing a chatbot persona.