Shadow Self

  • Photographer: Aki Aro /
  • Photographer: Aki Aro /
  • Photographer: Shadow Self


Tattoos: Whole back covering black phoenix & small ankh on the left middle finger
Piercings: Labret, naval, ears, tragus.
Description: Shadow Self has a wide experience on alternative modelling including catalogs and commercials. This elegant and charismatic goth lady loves macabre aesthetics and wicked humor, and since having a background as a professional theater instructor, Shadow Self knows how to act and rule the stage! Her other rocking talents are for example singing and dancing.

The thing you didn’t know about me?
When I was a teen made a scrapbook of South Park. It has 183 pages, filled with pictures, descriptions, song lyrics, screenplays etc.

The craziest thing I have ever done in my life?
I was invited to sing the Finnish national anthem as intro for one of my favorite bands’ gig. Jägermeister might have had something to do with this case…

The thing what I wanna do before I’m six feet under?
I want to finish my book about this small parrot species called Cockatiel.

Favorite place in Helsinki?
A forest nearby my home.

Top 5 all time favorite bands?
Massive Attack, Hanzel und Gretyl, Air and Arcturus

The most legendary gig I’ve ever seen?
Hanzel und Gretyl @ Graveyard Party 2011

A song I listen to when about to give up?
Arcturus – Chaos Path

My favorite drink is?
I just love milkshake drinks!

What makes me feel awesome?
Adventures: I enjoy adrenaline and endorphin rushes!


”Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” -Salvador Dalí