︎Influenced by childhood
experiences of growing up in rural Oklahoma, Jon Ervin uses photography to
explore the confusion and frustration that is ingrained in American male
culture today. Ervin examines the framework of masculinity that men abide by
everyday in order to expose discrepancies and absurdities. Targeting the
nostalgia, excess, and aggressive nature of the masculinity, he questions
what is authenticality a masculine identity.
60 Posters prints in a commercial display
79” x 34” x 28”
How to be a Cowboy, 2013.
Video (Duration: 24 min, 33 sec)