This couch looks as though it is going back to nature already. Who knows, maybe a bear or a family of ingenious squirrels will turn it into the centerpiece of their home.
Remembering my friend Ian today. I made this animation of our creation, Gil Clemens. The Gil Clemens videos were our most fully realized project. It remains a highlight of my life that I was Ian’s friend and that we could make things together.
Ready to be taken into your home from the streets of Covidlandia!
*Don’t take that couch!
This couch, not at all creepy or haunted, was seen two days after Halloween. Perhaps the discarded couch of a ghoul party?
NE Cully, if you’re so inclined to snap this jewel up.
Hey Portland! Come on out to the Doubletree by Lloyd Center and see me at the inaugural IndieCon! I’m tabling at B4 with Reid Psaltis.
A couple of patterns featuring spring/summer pine cones and flowers.
For the past few weekends I’ve been delivering packages for Amazon. It’s been an interesting experience, and one of the perks is I get to spot a lot more discarded couches! Here is the first dispatch from the field. These couches come from literally all over the city.
It finally happened! I personally witnessed a couch in the process of being discarded. After years of seeing all types of couches left on the street, I got to see what happens from front door to sidewalk. Let me tell you, it was worth the wait. Like a field biologist who finally witnesses the mating ritual of an endangered mole, I was rapt.
A young man “walked” this red couch out his door and pushed it gingerly down the front steps. Then he began tipping it end over end until he reached the end of his driveway. Finally, he maneuvered the couch right side up and pushed it, scraping over asphalt, into the position you see below. Content with his work, he returned to his (presumably couchless) house.
I feel like I’ve attained an elevated status of discarded couch spotting. No longer do I only have to rely on my imagination; I have witnessed the event firsthand. I am a scientist with hard data. Far from being over, I feel my days of discarded couch finding have only begun.
Near NE 77th and Sandy