Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways.
BY JONATHAN CAREY
MARCH 07, 2019
An Artist, a Shantyboat, and the Lost History of American River Communities
Made from recycled materials, Modes’s shantyboat can weather the storms. WES MODES/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
THE RIVERS OF THE UNITED...
A great video about the project by Kirsten Dirksen
“I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable” – “Dry Salvages”, T.S. Eliot
Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a...
Alright, so I recently broke my foot real bad (funny story, thatone) and managed to land a nice job in jewelry repair so I'm makin a good bit of money. Now, cause of my foot i'm pretty much grounded here, can't travel, but what I can do is save up shit loads of money.
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Jamie Bowlby-Whiting cycled 1,000 miles on a £30 bicycle, then built a raft from recycled materials and floated down the Danube. Now that is what I call an adventure! Brew a cuppa and enjoy his tale.
In the middle of 2012, I was working...