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Yung Cheng Lin

The raw and peculiar fine art photographer Yung Cheng Lin is Tainan, Taiwan based. He has a calming yet straight forward approach when it comes to contorting and distorting his viewers. Lin has been featured on Empty Kingdom numerous times and we also had an interview with him back in 2016.

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Headland Of Dreams

“This project is based on a text called “Promontorium Somnii” written by Victor Hugo in 1863 and dealing with the continuum between real and dream. Hugo talks about our need to find something within ourselves than can help us sail through the remains of dreams and the will-of-the-wisps of illusion. He claims that “sleep is…

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Evelyn Bencicova

Check out Berlin based photographer & art director Evelyn Bencicova’s series entitled “ECCE HOMO” which translates to “behold the man” according to the bible. Her incredible series portrays a company of performers posing in beautifully abstract choreographed & contorted positions set throughout various elements.

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Cristina Córdova

Cristina Córdova is an American-born, Puerto Rican sculptor who works and lives in Penland, North Carolina. She’s heavily influenced by the rich and layered imagery of classical Catholic sculptures cemented with modern obscure juxtapositions.

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Van Arno

Van Arno was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he attended a Christian Science school from kindergarten through high school. He was accepted at Otis Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles where he studied under Carol Caroompas and Lita Albquerque, supporting himself working late nights as a bouncer…

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Stephanie Henderson

Stephanie Henderson is a painter based out of Detroit, Michigan. The artist is influenced by Dylan Thomas’ poem “And Death Shall Have No Dominion” which refers to the Day of the Dead’s cycle of life and death.

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Mikael Aldo

Photographer Mikael Aldo was born in 1996 in Jakarta, Indonesia and currently still residing in his motherland. Aldo’s conceptual aspect through photo-manipulation is immaculate and his rich theatrical approach portrays a beautiful twist on reality. At such a young age, it’s quite astonishing where his vision travels.

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Susannah Martin

Susannah Martin is a NYU fine artist alumni that currently resides in Frankfurt, Germany. “I have always been fascinated by how artists throughout human history have chosen to represent our interconnection with nature through the nude and how these choices reflect their epoch. For the primordial artist, nature was home. When he drew images of…

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EK Interview: Minjae Lee

Empty Kingdom has featured South Korean artist Minjae Lee‘s mind-blowing work earlier last year. This time we have an exclusive interview with him sharing in-depth background based around his work. Previously featured by Millions.

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Cabinodd Director Ella Buzo Interview

A very special in-depth interview with Cabinodd Director Ella Buzo. Cabinodd’s partnership for 2011 BLOOOM is excited to be the world’s first interdisciplinary presentation platform for artists and art projects in the creative industries. The second edition of BLOOOM will take place from OCT 29 – NOV 1, 2011 // STAATENHAUS AM RHEINPARK, COLOGNE. Check out…

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