Paul B. Preciado is a philosopher, curator, and transgender activist. He holds a PhD in Philosophy and Theory of Architecture from Princeton University. He is the author of Contra-Sexual Manifesto (2000, English edition forthcoming in 2017), Testo Junkie. Sex, Drugs and Biopolitics (2013) and Pornotopia: An Essay on Playboy’s Architecture and Biopolitics (2014). He was head of research of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA), and is currently Curator of Public Programs of Documenta 14.