Edwin Steenbergen


Jiayun is a writer and dramaturg currently based in Los Angeles. Edwin is a light designer and theatre technician based in Rotterdam. Together they are interested in experimenting with new storytelling/storyliving paradigms and technological possibilities in theatre and performance.

Their research project, working title FXKE, explores post-truth communication in the media-political sphere. In FXKE, text-generating AI systems “help” to spread facts and fakes; real-time interactive media engagement fraught with dis/information fuels audience’s cognitive biases and political orientations; and audience’s reactions—as an integral part of FXKE—in turn, regenerate and reorchestrate the next post-truth reality.