A well made Man - heroic views of the colonial male

While  travelling  in the USA  in July and Augu
st 2017 I have begin a new series that is a tribute to Walt Whitman

But the expression of a well-made man appears not only in his face, 
It is in his limbs and joints also, it is curiously in the joints of his hips and wrists, 
It is in his walk, the carriage of his neck, the flex of his waist and knees, dress does not hide him, 
The strong sweet quality he has strikes through the cotton and broadcloth, 
To see him pass conveys as much as the best poem, perhaps more, 
You linger to see his back, and the back of his neck and shoulder-side. 

from the Body Electric poem 

My first shoot was in a barn in Pennsylvania  with local worker Ray.


I then approached a guy Nate living in Brooklyn -we ended up shooting in his  apartment (Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn and wrote about it in his poetry

as part of this process I am looking at more gritty less perfected idealism about the male figure. I am  enjoying the real grounding hairy

-ness of this model

Iwill be back in the USA in July 2018 Contact me on if you want to model for this series.
Also looking for a curator with  a background in Colonial or New World gender studies

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