EK Interview: Hobby Buddies

The world of Ursula Sprecher and Andi Cortellini is a foray into the diverse microcosms that we as humans all inhabit. At the microscopic level, their photography showcases a number of groups of people, all unique on a personal level, brought together by a single passion. On a macroscopic level, it speaks to the human…

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EK Interview: Evelyn Bencicova

Evelyn Bencicova‘s photography is at once unnerving and beautiful in its symmetry, it makes a mockery of the human ability to over indulge cooperation. Her colors, whether brilliant red or quiet gray, pop out of the photograph, screaming into your eyes at the speed of light, but seemingly faster. My, oh my is her work…

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EK Interview: Uchujin – Adrian Storey

Adrian Storey is an alien. He’s been traveling the world for the past decade and a half and as raw and uncompromising as his photography is, his words are possibly more-so. Honest about his successes, failings, frustrations, and appreciations, this is an interview to learn from. This isn’t romanticism; this is the truth, brutal, and…

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Acacia Johnson

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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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2013

[Photo by: Shelbie Dimond] 939 is the magic number for EK in 2013. 939 only has 4 factors: 1, 3, 313, 939…which doesn’t really have any significant meaning relating to our TOP 100. AMD made a CPU called the Socket 939 back in June 2004…but we’re not sponsored by them nor any other computer tech company to…

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Before They Pass

Photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled to 44 countries and lived with 29 “secluded and visually unique” tribes in vastly remote areas to document their existence before it was too late. I highly encourage everyone to check out Nelson’s website to view more of his images because his work is truly amazing. Enjoy your holidays with your…

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Sean Kernan

In 1977 by happenstance, photographer Sean Kernan dropped by a prison to ask if he could take some photos, and the Warden simply let him in! Kernan has exhibited his work internationally in France, Greece, Italy, Egypt, and a slew of other countries. Today, we take look at Kernan’s “In Prison” series, as well as…

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Perttu Saksa

I was trying to think of something creepier than a small chained up monkey wearing dingy clothes and a dirty doll mask, but I failed to find anything close. Perttu Saksa is a Finnish photographer and visual artist who brings us his newest series, “A Kind of You”, where he traveled to Indonesia to take…

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Pieter Hugo

Pieter Hugo, the photographer that we fell in love with for his portrait series of individuals who have hyenas and baboons as pets in Africa, is back with a new series, entitled “Permanent Error”, which documents the people and landscape of a slum known as Agbogbloshie in Ghana where obsolete technology is dumped (visit his…

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Shuchi Kapoor

Shuchi Kapoor is a documentary photographer currently based out of India. Kapoor describes herself as a “storyteller minus the frills,” as her work truly documents the human condition and captures the stories behind her subjects. We highly recommend you check out Kapoor’s website to check out more of her stories and essays in their entirety,…

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J.M. Giordano in B-MORE

Currently based in Baltimore, Maryland, photographer J. M. Giordano’s work has been featured in numerous publications, such as i-D Magazine, Rolling Stone on-line, City Paper, Johns Hopkins Press, and Discovery Channel Networks among countless others. Giordano’s most recent series covers the increasing violence that has torn the lives of the people living in the city…

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Matt Black B&W

Raised in a small town in California’s Central Valley amidst a vast agricultural area, Matt Black is a photographer who has been pursuing his passion from a very young age. Most of Black’s work is shot in black and white, and his work has been noted for its visual intensity and emotional engagement. Come journey…

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ARNAU BACH

Arnau Bach is a self-taught photojournalist currently based out of Barcelona, Spain. In Bach’s series, entitled “Suburbia”, he ventures into Clichy Sous Bois, a suburb north of Paris, France where in November 2005 Zyed Benna (15 years old) and Bouna Traore (17 years old) died after being electrocuted by an electric generator while hiding from…

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