Adrineh Simonian was an opera singer who gave up her place on the stage to become a director of feminist pornography. Photo: AFP
Adrineh Simonian was an opera singer who gave up her place on the stage to become a director of feminist pornography. Photo: AFP

She went from singing opera to producing porn videos – Adrineh Simonian on feminist pornography and how it promotes gender equality

  • A conversation Adrineh Simonian overheard 10 years ago led her to abandon a career as an opera singer to produce pornography
  • With the emphasis on filming artistically and ethically, her approach fits into an increasingly popular genre known as feminist pornography, or femporn

Adrineh Simonian was an opera singer who gave up her place on the stage to become a director of feminist pornography. Photo: AFP
Adrineh Simonian was an opera singer who gave up her place on the stage to become a director of feminist pornography. Photo: AFP
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