With performers like James Deen pursuing porn and other careers, porn has become more mainstream, like it was in the 70s. I was taking courses at the University of Houston in their studio art programme, and I really didn't like it. So I dropped out of the programme and graduated with a degree in anthropology, but there aren't a lot of lucrative jobs out there in the field, and we were in another recession. It's very formulaic: We're going to give each other mutual blowjobs, maybe the top will eat the bottom's ass, then there are three fucking positions, then they both come. I try to think of it as everything. Now there's much more pressure for the models themselves to do promotional work — to be on Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.
Adele. Age: 27.
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Anabella. Age: 31.
Do you identify as a performance artist or as a visual artist? You often discuss capitalism. What made you become a porn star?