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Noémie Goudal

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December 23, 2015

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Noémie Goudal is a French artist who works between Paris and London. Goudal's practice is an investigation into photographs and films as dialectical images, wherein close proximities of truth and fiction, real and imagined offer new perspectives into the photographic canvas.
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EK Interview: Rocío Montoya

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December 9, 2015

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Rocío Montoya's work is intriguing, her collages are a melange of emotion, pattern, and color. Her subjects are eye-catching and her backgrounds, though sometimes stark, serve to draw the viewer in and highlight her discussion. Check out her interview:
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Daisuke Yokota

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November 16, 2015

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Born in Saitama, Japan in 1983 Daisuke Yokota has that eye. I read somewhere he said Aphex Twin is his inspiration. Makes sense.
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Noell Oszvald

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November 10, 2015

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Noell Oszvald’s use of imagination really pushes the boundaries of creativity, making everything look effortless and yet very powerful. The 25 year old Hungarian photographer’s recent body of work deals with more minimalistic portraits, where as his earlier images has a lot more photo-manipulation.
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Behind the Scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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October 1, 2015

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In 1968, Stanley Kubrick produced the most epic and greatest science fiction film of all time, 2001: A Space Odyssey. This cinematic masterpiece revolved around themes of society, human evolution, and technology with a metaphysical and existential approach. The overwhelming images and visionary concepts Kubrick captured will always be a benchmark and forever a grand icon. Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke co-wrote the future space travel screenplay with a budget of around $12 million.
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Francesca Woodman

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July 24, 2015

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Francesca Woodman took her own life in 1981 at the age of 22. Raised in Colorado, laid to rest in New York, she was known for her haunting black and white portraits, of which she was often the subject.
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AKCK

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July 13, 2015

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AKCK is an analog/film photographer based out of Beijing, China. A lot of his photographs are shot with a grainy high ISO film stock meanwhile capturing hazy moods with beautiful natural lighting.
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Masha Demianova

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June 28, 2015

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Masha Demianova is a photographer based out of Moscow, Russia. This is her third feature on Empty Kingdom.
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Selina Mayer

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May 27, 2015

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Selina Mayer is a UK based photographer who creates eerily intimate black and white images of both the human body and form as well as landscape. They are fashioned in the style of the old photographic masters (think Avedon, Penn, Weston), focusing primarily on the figure; the curves, crevices, shadows, and marks of all humans. Her images capture the delicate balance between sexy and vulnerable. selinamayer.com
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Brian Shumway

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October 31, 2014

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Utah native Brian Shumway  is a photographer currently based out of Brooklyn, New York. Shumway attended Utah University, and studied photography briefly at The Academy of Art San Francisco. Shumway's works range from portrait, editorial, to fine art photography.
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Jesse Marlow

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October 17, 2014

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Jesse Marlow is a photographer based out of Melbourne, Austraila. For the last 17 years, Jesse has worked with local and international magazines, newspapers and commercial clients.
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Kim Thue

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September 19, 2014

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Kim Thue is originally from Grindsted, a tiny Danish town that sits upon the moors of Jutland. Eventually leaving the wind swept moors, he move to the UK where he graduated from Brighton University studying Editorial photography.
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EK Interview: Carsten Witte

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September 5, 2014

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We've featured the work of Carsten Witte twice for good reason. Now we've taken the time to sit down and interview him about his use of sexuality, form, and exposure. Check it out!
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Hana Haley Third Times The Charm

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September 5, 2014

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Empty Kingdom's crush on Hana Haley grows from like to love as we take another look at her ethereal photos.
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Chris Poppos

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August 22, 2014

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The mysterious Chris Poppos is a photographer who originally hails from the United Kingdom.
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Andrea Buia

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August 3, 2014

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Andrea Buia is a self taught film photographer from Lecce, Italy. His images primarily focus on the diversity of the feminine form, whilst he also manages to catch some beautifully honest expressions which span across a variety of emotions; from longing and passion to comfort and interest.
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Donate to EMPTY KINGDOM

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July 31, 2014

Most of our faithful fans know that we here at EK do what we do simply for the love of Art. And if you don't know, now you know. We originally started our site to share our love of Art with the world, but it grew quickly from a fun side project to an intense, all-consuming labor of love, and now, we have been blessed with this beautiful baby whose life it is our job to nurture and grow in a positive, impactful way. Our dream is to be a 90/10 company, meaning we donate 90% of our company's net income and keep only 10%. Take a moment to think about how retardedly difficult that sounds. There isn't a businessman in the world who'd invest in a business plan like that.
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Dirk Braeckman

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July 26, 2014

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When we see photographs by the Belgian artist Dirk Braeckman installed in museums, we seem to be looking at photographs that aspire to the condition of painting. They are large — he likes them to be life-size. They are unglazed— he wants no interruption to the eye. They demand as slow an act of looking as any painting. They have the same richness and variety of tones of grey as works by Richter or Celmins.
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Cia de Foto

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July 25, 2014

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Cia De Foto is a photo collective based in Sao Paulo, Brazil that was founded in 2003. What I admire the most about these photos is the simple, real, and raw nature of them all.
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Yung Cheng Lin 2.0

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July 4, 2014

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The elusive fine art photographer Yung Cheng Lin is Tainan, Taiwan based. His deliberately placed subjects and their unhinged poses leave you questioning what mysterious scenario is being played out. All his photos give you the sense that they are scenes from an abstract horror film. That's what I love the most about his photos. They don't seem to relate to each other, but once you look through them a story starts to emerge.
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