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Jordan Sullivan

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October 28, 2014

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Jordan Sullivan is a photographer and writer living in Los Angeles, California. His photographs and prose have appeared in publications such as Dazed Digital, Dossier Journal, Twin Magazine, VICE, ELLE, and many others. His most recent book, The Young Earth, published by Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, is a photo-illustrated novella.
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‘Realm’ by Carolyn Lefley

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October 20, 2014

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"I am interested in the relationship between literary fiction and fantasy stories and the inherent make-believe qualities of a photograph. Photographs are windows to another world and as such have a magical quality to them. In my new work Realm I have created digitally altered photographs, where the familiar place of the home becomes a portal into mythical realm." -Carolyn Lefley, Photographer, London
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Ian Berry

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October 15, 2014

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Ian Berry is a British photojournalist who made his name traveling through South Africa approaching the tumultuous turn of the century, working for the zeitgeist of the times, Drum magazine. Tracing conflicts from Ethiopia to Israel, Czechoslovakia to apartheid, his images are a lens into a time we like to pose as past, as distant, but when captured in split seconds could be any of us, today.
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Acacia Johnson

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October 2, 2014

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Acacia Johnson is a photographer and artist from Alaska. Her photographic process can be described as expeditionary in nature, exploring her profound connection to the landscapes of the Far North in Alaska, Scandinavia, Iceland, and beyond.
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Sven Creutzmann

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September 17, 2014

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Sven Creutzmann is a German photographer who has been living and working in Cuba since the late eighties. He works primarily in reportage but his photographs span across the decade to illustrate a poignant, honest view of life on the island.
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Chikara Umihara

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September 10, 2014

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Chikara Umihara is a Japanese photographer who creates luminous, amorphous images that have a curious taste, an almost silver licking of light. His large, silence images carry an infinitesimal level of detail, and their thunderous presence renders them trembling, and tremendous.
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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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Kevin Cooley

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August 13, 2014

Kevin Cooley is an American photographer, whose images exhibit his peculiar fascination with light - a spectre which pools, surges, takes resplendent refuge in the dark corners of his frames.
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Mike Brodie

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August 6, 2014

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Mike Brodie, otherwise known as the Polaroid Kidd, left home at 18 to drift across the US, crisscrossing the continent by freight train. Brodie spent three years travelling, camera in hand, photographing the people he encountered along the way. His resultant photobook, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, is at once intimate and dirty, defiant and seductive.
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The Definition of Art Part 1

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July 24, 2014

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--- Art: noun \ˈärt\ 1: something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings. --- Can art be defined?  As an abstract concept possibly but on a personal level the definition of art can be as diverse as the viewer.  In that vein we have decided to ask some of our favorite artists to tell us what Art means to them.  Here's what they've said:
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“The Ghillies” by Polixeni Papapetrou

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July 18, 2014

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Polixeni Papapetrou is an Australian photographer who was featured back in May 2012. The artist's past and current project entitled "The Ghillies" has a recurring theme of subjects presented in concealed identities within various natural environments.
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Elizabeth Weinberg

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July 16, 2014

Elizabeth Weinberg is an American photographer based out of Los Angeles. Her stunning series, Of Recklessness and Water, is smooth and viscous, a shimmering film that manages to capture that our endless fascination with the sea in all it's stages - from uncanny stillness to raucous, tumbling waves. "The cure for anything is salt water," said Isak Dinesen, "tears, sweat or the sea." Weinberg's collection captures this exactly.
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Sung-Seok Ahn

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July 7, 2014

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South Korean artist Sungseok Ahn’s series entitled "Historic Present" questions the memory of past from the fast changing scenery of today. By overlapping a historical location with an old image of that exact place, he questions the way we treat our history and explores the dynamics between space and time at the same time.
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Ben Thomas

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June 30, 2014

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Ben Thomas is a photographer based out of Melbourne, Australia. He travels the world creating dizzying images of city and landscapes. His technique, called tilt-shift photography, utilizes the camera in such a way that within one click Thomas is able to transform otherwise sprawling (hard to capture in one shot) urban-scapes into small toy-like places. He  recently published a book called Tiny Tokyo: The Big City Made Mini. ENJOY!
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Witchoria

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May 27, 2014

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Victoria Siemer aka Witchoria is a visual artist/graphic designer based out of Brooklyn, NY who manipulates landscapes in a minimalistic manner. Go to her website and check out all the variety of diverse works that's also overwhelmingly unique and original. Expect to see a lot more of her on Empty Kingdom in the near future.
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Sunghee Lee

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May 13, 2014

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Sunghee Lee is a South Korean photographer based out of France who captures the beauty of abandoned places.
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Owen Perry

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May 13, 2014

Owen Perry is a Canadian artist who creates stunning photographs of stark and sweeping landscapes, the curves and cusps and nostalgic silence of the wild.
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Dania Shihab Part II

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May 2, 2014

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Dania Shihab is an Iraqi photographer living between Australia and Spain. Working as a doctor in the emergency department, she needed a release. Photography became her outlet for her creativity.
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Titus Simoes

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April 23, 2014

Titus Simoes is a Belgian photographer who creates raw, resplendent impressions of gritty slices of life across the american west and central europe, slices that slick and stick to the back of your teeth, a taste that cannot be forgotten.
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Jacob Fellander

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April 16, 2014

Jacob Fellander is a Swedish artist who creates beautiful, sweeping cityscapes, capturing a multitude of perspectives, whole swathes of overlapping moments in time.
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