Dr. Steyn Bergs

Universitair docent

Steyn Bergs is a lecturer in modern and contemporary art at Utrecht University. As a critic and an art historian, his research operates at the intersections of contemporary art, aesthetics, critical theory, political economy, and media theory. He obtained his PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2022, with a dissertation titled Control Copy: Digital Reproducibility and the Valorization of Contemporary Art. His texts have appeared in numerous magazines, book publications, and journals, including Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts, Open! Platform for Art, Culture & the Public Domain, and Third Text.