sightings: resourceful man, with a wealth of cans, reading

photo: sally schneider

Walking over to the HighLine the other day, we came upon this amazing scene…

…the King of Cans was so absorbed in his book, he didn’t notice us, or the traffic zooming past. We wondered how long it took him to collect all those cans, and what the pay-off would be. We saw him as a city survivalist, foraging for the resources around him, taking care of himself…

…and wondered what he was reading.

4 Responses to sightings: resourceful man, with a wealth of cans, reading

  1. Matthew Van Houten 10.11.2011 at 7:20pm #

    Cannery Row?

  2. Sally 10.11.2011 at 7:21pm #

    ha! yeah!!!!

  3. kevin 01.03.2012 at 11:08am #

    inspiring. making my binning comeback. where is this? thx for posting.

  4. Sally 01.03.2012 at 11:20am #

    I saw him in Chelsea in New York City, on Tenth Avenue around 18th street.

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