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EK Sketchbook: Christy Lee Rogers

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March 23, 2016

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Christy Lee Rogers has both been featured and interviewed on Empty Kingdom. Her work is amazing, deep, and beautiful. For the EK Sketchbook series she has given us a peek behind the scenes, at her notebook, some work in progress, and the photographs that inform and shape her pieces.
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EK Roundtable Series: Shock Value

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April 1, 2013

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Can you define shock value?  What do you think of shock value for the sake of shock value?  Is it cheap? Is it purposeful?  Does there need to be a greater reason or meaning when pushing boundaries?  Should such work be censored?  Should any work be censored?  Can we draw a line, or should judgment be based on a continuum, when censoring work?  Would it be acceptable to put an artist's depiction of rape on the wall of an elementary school?  The idea of what should and should not be censored is in large part due to the society, how, as artists, do you address delicate subjects to allow them to be addressed and discussed by society at large?  How have you, as an artist, used or eschewed shock value in your own work to accentuate an idea, an emotion or a moment?
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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2012

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January 31, 2013

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[Photo by: Lauren Treece] The beginning is, in fact, finally here. After shifting through exactly 1470 posts for the entire 2012 calendar year, a dozen pots of coffee made, several holes punched in the drywall during heated deliberations, and several concussions suffered from office supplies hurled at each others' heads, we proudly present the third annual EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2012!
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EK Interview: Christy Lee Rogers

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July 2, 2012

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Christy Lee Rogers is awesome.  Her underwater photography is eye catching and exhilarating.  I cannot begin to describe how hard my brain lags when it attempts to contemplate the mix of color and light in such a setting.  It's like trying to play Doom 3 on a Commodore 64.  Also she's incredibly honest, and frankly a brilliant woman.  Read this thing:
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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2011

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January 31, 2012

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(Photo by: Dara Scully, EK Flickr Pool Submission) Welcome, ladies n’ gentlemen, lads n’ lasses… gems n’ germs. The EMPTY KINGDOM Top 100 Artist of 2011 is here!
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Christy Lee Rogers

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October 14, 2011

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Christy Lee Rogers is a self-taught photographer currently based out of both Los Angeles, California, and Kailua, Hawaii. Underwater photography is nothing new perse, however, the way in which Rogers approaches her set is simply beautiful with the use of gorgeous lighting in her work.
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