SomethingDark brings you some of the edgiest and most thought-provoking photography, art and writing in the world. This directory, updated with every issue of SDk, brings you closer to the people who are producing this work and that we are proud to feature in our pages.
An artist who did work for Blade Runner and Avant Garde magazine now paints the girls that appear in his dreams: they dictate to him how they should look, the attitudes they should possess, and the scenario in which they should appear.
A self-taught artist from Canada, of Native, French and Irish background. Amoxes is committed to thoughtful and provocative erotic imagery.
“In 2004 I realised the difference between being a comic artist and not being a comic artist was the ‘making a comic’ thing”. Having an eye for the poignant as well as the comic, Geof points a twisted finger at society (and himself).
It sometimes takes a lifetime to find out what it is we really love doing most. Some of us are lucky enough to eventually get what we want and I consider myself one of them.
An artist, art historian and creative writer. Drawing inspiration from a wide range of influences, including Surrealism, Expressionism, Japanese manga, science fiction, Egyptian mythology, Beat literature, and 13th–14th century Tuscan painting.
Despite a very difficult childhood, drawing was a way to transport me to other universes, to explore them and to flesh them out. Drawing was also my only way to (secretly) express myself, as I was not allowed self expression.
I am interested in the inevitable decline and fall of buildings, and how quickly architectural order dissolves into ruin and rubble. The new is not only replacing the old – it is replacing the new.
Artpunk is a leading exponent of dark, moody glamour. His photography captures images of women in a style of his own, and the resulting pictures often exude a timeless quality.
An established and accomplished British photographer producing evocative imagery for the love of it, Arwendur has worked with leading international fetish models.
Travel photographer extraordinaire, captures the spirit of a place and its people as few photographers are able. He lives on a restored floating Dutch brothel on the Thames.
From an early age she was attracted to beauty in the images of fashion and music. It was not the brands or the clothes that attracted her, but the photographs.
My pictures are all concerned with the nature of presence and absence. They are images devoid of human subjects but they are intended as universal, representing all people.
Ulli Richter is a versatile photographer from East Germany; he specialises in the built environment – both intact and in decay – and gay male BDSM imagery set in atmospheric locations of architectural ruin.
Belgian photographer and costume designer who creates historically inspired fantasy scenarios. Renown for images of a luxurious opulence.
Anne Tourney writes dark, literary erotica with a distinctly psychological edge. SDk is privileged to have her as a regular contributor of her disturbing short fiction, written especially for us.
Describing himself as a social commentator and agent provocateur, Eugène Satyrisci travels and writes in equally abundant measures. He is SomethingDark’s regular Critique writer.
My writing hasn’t changed much over the years – I still want to show the dark underbelly of society, and an exploitative establishment, for what they are. I couldn’t get any pleasure from life if I weren’t non-conformist.
K pushes his imagination and pen to places where angels and fools fear to tread (at least we think K is a “he”). K is the initial letter of the transliteration of the Japanese word for “beast”, kedamono.
Michael Hemmingson wrote things, from novels to literary criticism, memoir to fake biographies. He preferred footnotes rather than endnotes.
Supervert: intrepid explorer of humanity’s mysterious, secret urges. With his trademark, transgressive mix of abjection, humour and eroticism, he chronicles philosophy, art and New York life as you’ve never known it.
Co-founder, designer and website developer of SomethingDark, possessing a passion for the sociopolitical and artistic worlds we inhabit as well as erotic photography.
Co-founder and editor of SomethingDark, he is also a contributor to SDk in his own right as resident nonfiction writer.
Award-winning American writer of literary erotica, Marilyn Jaye Lewis, has taken life by the throat and lived it, her prolific and pioneering career reflecting every step.