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Jesse Burke, Shame
Shame
Jesse Burke, Bluff
Bluff
Jesse Burke, Gladiator
Gladiator
Jesse Burke, Upstate
Upstate
Jesse Burke, Spring Traning Nils
Spring Training, Nils
Jesse Burke, Summer Fall
Summer (Fall)
Jesse Burke, Lewellyn's Blood
Lewellyn’s Blood
Jesse Burke, Hazelnut
Hazelnut Farm
Jesse Burke, Father
Father
Jesse Burke, Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy
Jesse Burke, Nectar Imperial Nils
Nectar Impérial, Nils
Jesse Burke, Silver Bullet
Silver Bullet
Jesse Burke, Wisteria
Wisteria
Jesse Burke, Postgame
Post Game
Jesse Burke, Cherry
Cherry
Jesse Burke, AF
A & F
Jesse Burke, Frost
Frost
Jesse Burke, Swans
Swans (Snowstorm)
Jesse Burke, Johns Cellar
John’s Cellar
Jesse Burke, Cocoon
Cocoon
Jesse Burke, Open Country
Open Country
Jesse Burke, Warren Courts
Warren Courts
Jesse Burke, Avirex
Avirex
Jesse Burke, Beeramid II
Beeramid II
Jesse Burke, Push Up
Push Up
Jesse Burke, Dust Storm
Duststorm
Jesse Burke, Hang After Velazequez
Hang
Jesse Burke, Ice
Ice
Jesse Burke, Net
Net
Jesse Burke, Last Light
Last Light
Jesse Burke, Nectar Imperial, Meyer
Nectar Impérial, Meyer
Jesse Burke, Woodchuck
Woodchuck
Jesse Burke, Drop In
Drop In
Jesse Burke, Camo I
Camo I
Jesse Burke, Camo II
Camo II
Jesse Burke, Spring Training, Ryan
Spring Training, Ryan
Jesse Burke, Young Buck
Young Buck
Jesse Burke, Bleachers
Bleachers
Jesse Burke, August Shotgun
August (Shotgun)

Jesse Burke’s series, Intertidal, addresses the ambivalent domain between the heroic ideal of masculinity and the true reality of being male. Through the juxtaposition of photographs, Burke constructs an autobiographical investigation of the incongruousness of the fragility of masculinity. Burke writes: “I photograph my life and the lives of the men in my social and family circles in an attempt to understand from where our ideas of masculinity originate. I am most drawn to the moments that are representative of vulnerability and emasculation; where there is a presence of a rupture or wound inflicted in some way, where it be physical, emotional, or metaphorical. I employ concepts such as male bonding and peer influence, masculine rites and rituals, homosocial desire, physical exertion, and our connection to one another as well as the landscape that we interact within to expose these instances.”

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