ANIMALCOHOLICS

As people drink, they lose their self control and self consciousness, their primal instincts appear, and they become more like animals. For her latest mind bending work ANIMALCOHOLICS, Frieke Janssens, as in her famous Smoking Kids series, tackles addiction and social changes.

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James Gortner

James Gortner‘s mixed-media works feature assemblages of found paintings, which he collects from art schools, studio buildings, thrift stores, and independent artist contribution. He then paints the assemblage with layers of painterly language ranging from abstract to hyper-realistic.

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Lumi Tuomi

Finnish self-portrait photographer Lumi Tuomi‘s body of work truly captures atmospheric tones and ethereal moods by bringing out the scent of early morning dew and beautiful flora.

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Ellen Rodgers

Ellen Rodgers is no stranger to Empty Kingdom. The London-based photographer always continues to blow us away every year. Her series ’Live by the Sword, Die by the Sword’ was originally published back in December 2015. Ellen portrays work revolving around of myth, folklore, religion, and literature.

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Matthew Stone Part III

Matthew Stone is a multi-disciplinary artist based out of London who focuses on painting, sculpture, photography and performance. His latest series entitled ‘Healing With Wounds’ uses CGI techniques to combine the hand-painted abstract brushstrokes and staged photography. The series offers a new technical approach to traditional painting, showing diverse bodies at play and in conflict.

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Han Cheng Yeh: Revisit

Han Cheng Yeh is a photographer currently based out of Taipei, Taiwan who was originally featured back in August 2013. The photographer’s sense of color, structural, and compositional elements harmoniously connects as a complete unifying whole.

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Luca Bortolato

Silent and mysterious, draped in an unapproachable silence and beauty, each of Luca Bortolato’s images seems to tell a story… A story that can’t be read accurately nor clearly defined.

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EK Interview: Mikael Aldo

In his photographs, Mikael Aldo harnesses the forces of nature to tell a compelling narrative. Whether discussing the destructive capability of man, or experimenting with perception his work is visually stunning, weaving a fantastic tale that the viewer wishes they could be a part of. Check out his interview:

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Ye Fei

Ye Fei is a Chinese photographer with a beautiful minimal approach. Fei’s simplification between natural light and shadows lead to a subtle harmonious finish.

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Lana Prins

Lana Prins has been capturing women with her camera since she was fifteen years old. The fascination she has for women already existed before her love of photography, and it eventually turned into a small obsession. Romance, sensuality, youth and the female body are the main focus in her work. Lana Prins is currently based…

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