Lukasz Wierzbowski

Believe it or not there are photographers who still shoot with film. Polish photographer Lukasz Wierzbowski is one them and really knows how to pull the trigger as well. Lukasz is no stranger to Empty Kingdom. The artist’s been featured on this website numerous times now and it was about time we give the interwebs…

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Mayuko Fujino

Mayuko Fujino is a self-taught papercut artist from Tokyo currently based in New York City. Inspired by Japanese traditional stencil textile designs, she has been practicing her art since 1999 and takes a new approach to paper cutout technique by combining it with used magazine collage and other used/found materials.

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Adam Martinakis Update

Adam Martinakis is a digital artist based out of Athens, Greece who primarily works in 3D. He creates humanoids & environments in a surreal, hyper-realistic, and abstract conditions. Check out our exclusive interview with Martinakis back in August 2012.

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Zemer Peled

Zemer Peled’s work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Her sculptural language is formed by her surrounding landscapes and nature, engaging with themes of nature and memories, identity and place. Her works are formed of thousand of ceramic shards constructed into large-scale/small-scale sculptures and installations.

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Emi Adachi

Emi Adachi‘s work of art gives off something rather refreshing when it comes to using an “old-fashioned” Japanese color palette. Her paintings of children and cats who coexist so naturally reminds me of my (I’m Korean) childhood nursery books but with an aura that’s a bit more odd and unusual. Be sure to check out…

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Lauren Gallaspy

“The fundamental contradictions of the ceramic vessel and the human body are the same: they are objects of both strength and fragility, though, in the end, the ceramic object will always outlive us. This urgent attempt at immortality remains an essential appeal of ceramics to me. Why do I make what I make? I wish…

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Weronika Gesicka

Weronika Gesicka born in 1984 in Włocławek (Poland). Graduated from the graphics department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and the Academy of Photography in the same city. An important part of her art is working with archive materials of various sources. These are both image banks or images found on the Internet…

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Brooke DiDonato

Brooke DiDonato was born and raised in Ohio, and is now based in New York City. She graduated with a degree in photojournalism from Kent State University in 2012. Her work explores the complexity of human perception and what happens when psychological anomalies manifest in reality.

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Can Dagarslani

Can Dagarslani was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in December 2013. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Art in Istanbul, Turkey and became increasingly more interested in photography while studying architecture. Some images are NSFW.

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