Jim Miller of Solway Township, minnesota gets another bag of aluminum cans out of his pickup truck ready for crushing. Photograph by BOB KING / News Tribune

imagine a sound self portrait of Jim



(Jim's contextual travels on a given day.) He gets up. Breakfast. Gets into truck and heads for his route. Visits countless neighborhoods. Converses w/'friends perhaps. Lunches at nearby cafe. Goes for a hike. Maybe resumes his collections. Heads to the can crushers. Next day he hauls debris to trash mountain. Returns home for coffee. Think of your own sound self portrait throughout different days/times/contexts.


C120 cassette recorder in your pocket (forget it 'til you stop and restart and/or it's time to change to side b)

you could go for more samples per day/context w/stop/starts per site


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