Alva Bernadine, b. 1961, lives and works in London
Alva Bernadine has photographed for numerous magazines and has had many profiles of his work in countries such as France, Spain, Italy, USA, Australia, Germany and, of course, Great Britain. He was a winner the Vogue/Sotheby’s Cecil Beaton Award in 1987 for his series of shoe pictures entitled ‘The Fetish’ and in 2002 won Erotic Photographer of the Year in Britain for his book Bernadinism: How to Dominate Men, Subjugate Women.
Author of two photographic books:
Gratuitous sex and Violence – My Favourites Lacroix Editions (London), 2010
Bernadinism: How to Dominate Men, Subjugate Women Edition Stemmle (Zurich), 2001. (Gallerei Tryffelgrisen).