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October 6, 2012 6:24 PM   Subscribe

Vince Hannemann is The Junk King. A very short documentary by Evan Burns about the Cathedral of Junk, an ongoing art installation made from mass-produced garbage collected since the 1980s.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane (8 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
Love, love stuff like this. Vince Hannemann seems like a really great guy too, I really like a lot of the things he said. Thanks for the post, goodnews.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 7:24 PM on October 6, 2012


I've known about this for years, and have friends in the neighborhood, & lived/worked very near there for a number of years, yet I still haven't been. I really need to rectify that.
posted by Devils Rancher at 9:03 PM on October 6, 2012


No mention of a spouse?
Anyway, I like it, (and I know my wife would hate, hate, hate it) and I wish him well.
One man's treasure is another man's zoning violation.
posted by MtDewd at 3:17 AM on October 7, 2012


I had to keep pausing the video so I could see everything. Very cool.
posted by TWinbrook8 at 7:33 AM on October 7, 2012


Freaking nanny state. Texas of all places. We must overcome.

Fine collection If I was a neighbor he could borrow part of my back yard.
posted by Twang at 9:16 AM on October 7, 2012


If I was a neighbor he could borrow part of my back yard.

Borrow? Couldn't you just donate your junk to him?
posted by flapjax at midnite at 9:52 AM on October 7, 2012


Oh, wait, you mean to expand his collection into your yard, I guess.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 9:52 AM on October 7, 2012


see that thing over there? it's some kinda modern art. you know I made it myself...
posted by es_de_bah at 3:28 PM on October 7, 2012


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