katrien jacobs

Katrien Jacobs, was one of the guest scholars/curators for the Netporn Conference. Jacobs works as an assistant professor at City University of Hong Kong. She is a scholar, writer and activist in the field of digital art and culture who has published widely on netporn, sex art, and censorship. She has a Ph.D. degree in comparative literature and media, with a thesis on dismemberment myths and rituals in 1960s/1970s body art and performance media. She recently finished her book ‘Libidoc: Journeys in the Performance of Sex Art.’ (Maska Publications), a grand-scale emotive and illuminated travelogue into the work of 27 artists, with tales and commentaries by the double-narrator ‘Libidot’ and ‘dr jacobs’.