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Distorted Beauty And Supernatural Fantasy in Alva Bernadine’s “Succubus”

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, women in lingerie conjoined at wasit

Note: Contains nudity and sexual references.

Alva Bernadine is a British photographer known for his creative and intriguingly bizarre nude portraits. The series featured here, entitled “Succubus,” draws on the legend of the medieval she-demon of the same name, depicting uncanny female figures; duplicated and conjoined at the waist, they strike provocative poses with their multiple limbs. In the strange crossroads between demonology and fantasy, Bernadine’s succubi mischievously stimulate the imagination while conjuring an anxiety of the supernatural unknown.

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, two conjoined women

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, two women joined at the waist

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, cloned women joined at toso

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, four-legged woman

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, two women joined at torso

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, woman fragmented into three floating parts

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, woman twisted 180 degrees at torso

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, two women joined at torso, smiling

Alva Bernadine, Succubus, conjoined woman as table

Images © Alva Bernadine