Entry Title: "Into the Porn"
Name: Katia Repina , Spain
Category and Expertise: Deeper Perspective, Student
Entry Description: The porn industry has changed because of the internet. The festivals that include porn are of the massive attention and the videos of adult content, today, have become one of the largest Internet search points. The intention of this project is to show different types of porn, actors and consumers.
Story: The porn industry has changed because of the internet. The festivals that include porn are of the massive attention and the videos of adult content, today, have become one of the largest Internet search points. The intention of this project is to show different types of porn, actors and consumers.
With the development of new technologies, the concept of porn was transformed in the porn video. Currently there are very few porn cinemas in Spain because actually production companies don’t make movies but short videos that are uploaded directly to the internet.
Porn´s offer is not as monotonous as it may seem at first glance. Apart from mainstream porn there are also alternative porn, porn for women and postporn. The intention of alternative porn is to go for actors with a more alternative and less glamorous look. The genre of porn for women in Spain is represented mainly by Erika Lust. Her goal is to excite through the mental game, "excitement in the head" as she says. She achieves it by filming with cinema-quality, avoiding certain topics (the porn star as a victim) and showing the woman in a position of equality with men, where women are not a tool or object of pleasure to satisfy the fantasies of man, but she is the protagonist. Another genre, postporn, uses porn as a political tool to transmit feminists messages. María Llopis, one of the characters in the Barcelona postporn scene, reflects in an article: ".. Because pornography is a reflection of our sexed society. All our miseries are reflected in it. We live in a world where violence against women is assumed as part of our day to day." and concludes: " .. I do not worry that mainstream pornography is sexist. It seems logical. We have the porn we deserve. "
I am interested in strange life stories inside of porn industry, like mother and daughter doing porn together are some of the caracters.