EK Interview: Amber Chavez

In her photography, Amber Chavez speaks to the solitary subject within the confined space of their interiority. The destruction, the suffocation, the rawness, and the vices are carefully provoked. Chavez invigorates recognizable subject matter and through it, she coaxes her viewers into her work. This, in turn, suggests a certain (auto)biographical narrative. Check out Chavez’s…

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Elizabeth Weinberg

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,”…

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Alberto Seveso Part III

Italian digital artist Alberto Seveso is back and it’s exciting to see his ink water work evolve in such a unique and beautiful way. He continues to experiment with high-speed photography by capturing ink in water and digitally manipulating his subjects in post-production. Mr. Seveso has been featured on Empty Kingdom back in June and…

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In His Element

28-year old artist Jonah Ward acts as a “facilitator — harnessing natural processes and phenomenon, while also according them their proper respect for their capacity for both incommensurable beauty and destruction.”

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Water Wigs

The title to today’s posts pretty much sums up the work of photographer Tim Tadder. Take a couple of burly, muscular, tattooed, bald men and dump some water on heads (carefully arranged with what seems to be a cool set-up/rig for the water), and then shoot away! Tadder work is highly stylized as he has…

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Alberto Seveso

Alberto Seveso is an artist based out of Italy that has created high-speed photographs of ink mixing with water. He unleashes colorful lush underwater landscapes labeled ‘A Due Colori’.

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Luka Kilkovac

Luka Kilkovac’s experimental photography series, entitled ‘Demersal’, is a collection that portrays colorful fluids transpiring through a glass of water. Kilkovac’s series expresses the mirror effects of Rorschach’s psychological inblot test.

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Christy Lee Rogers

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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Ran Ortner

Ran Ortner is an artist originally from San Francisco, California, USA, and now currently lives and works in New York City. Ortner grew up living near north of Half Moon Bay, California, the home of Mavericks surfing contest, which is known as one of the world’s largest and most dangerous surf competitions. http://ranortner.com

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