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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EK Interview: Tamara Lichtenstein

Tamara Lichtenstein has been a favorite at Empty Kingdom since we first saw her work. We’re grit junkies, and Tamara has us hooked on her intense, sometimes straight, oft ethereal photography that is unabashedly honest and completely uncompromising. Take a taste and you might just get hooked too:

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Shae DeTar Part II

Fashion photographer Shae DeTar is an EK-favorite of ours. Her photos are original, hand colored, and beautifully composed scenes out of a daydream. Using an age old practice of hand painting negatives that dates back to the early 1900, she resurrects this traditional technique in her photography.

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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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EK Interview: Kristiina Wilson

Kristiina Wilson can violate Newton’s third law.  Also she can seal all of her epidermal cells, completely close her eyes, nose and mouth, perfectly cover her ears with her hands and see with her mind.  Because of these anomalies she can travel through space.  Kristiina has verified that Titan has a methanological cycle.  NASA still…

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JR’s Interview with TED

JR flyposts large b/w photographic images in public locations in a manner which is similar to the built environment by the graffiti artist. He states that the street is “the largest art gallery in the world.” originally starting out on the streets of Paris. He’s been literally all over the map, also featured him several…

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EK Interview: That Hipster Porn

There are many sites that we traverse throughout the day in search of artistic inspiration, and THAT HIPSTER PORN is one that our staff likes to follow.  They have a nice thing going, their aesthetic fits well with our sensibilities, and the content, well it’s cool.  Their presentation of the sexual is artistic, at least…

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EK Interview: Chih-han Hsu

Chih-han a.k.a. Victor Tango, photographer and artist from Taiwan, has been a regular in our Empty Kingdom flickr pool, so we thought it was high time to interview him and find out what he is all about. Follow him: chih-han hsu, Victor Tango, hobogestapo collective, and his blog.

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