24 Ene La pornografía del pueblo
Este sábado 4 de febrero el gran Warbear y la grandísima Katrien Jacobs presentan la charla/screening “Porn, Patriotism and Paranoia on the Chinese Internet” en el Transmediale 2012. La cosa viene a cuento del último libro publicado por Katrien sobre el porno y la censura en internet, y en China:
Since its establishment in 1949, the People’s Republic of China has upheld a nationwide ban on pornography, imposing harsh punishments on those caught purchasing, producing, or distributing materials deemed a violation of public morality. Meanwhile, an illegal porn industry, waves of DIY porn and Internet activism have emerged that are in constant counter-dialogue with armies of government-hired spies and messengers of patriotism.
Should The Chinese Communist Party open up and allow for the public expression of lust and vulgarity, or should it continually insist on its ideology of surveillance and criminalization when this has historically led to popular outrage and DIY pornography?
Read More on Katrien Jakobs’ book “People’s Pornography: Sex and Surveillance on the Chinese Internet”