Koen Hottentot is an illustrator who has done commissions for various people and organizations, such as the "hackers" magazine Hack-tic (1989-94) and for folk-rock band Fairport Convention. He self-published the comic books 'Necronomicon' (1994) and 'Schnuurt' (1996), and his work has been featured in comic magazines like Incognito and Zone 5300. In 2006 he returned to comics after 10 years, drawing new pages for Myx magazine and SFeerie. His earlier 'Schnuurt' books were reprinted and he also contributed to the anthology 'Bloeddorst'. He was also the driving force behind the folk festival in Grolloo.