foster huntington: the burning house, what would you take? foster huntington: the burning house, what would you take?
jul 11, 2012

foster huntington: the burning house, what would you take?

‘the burning house: what would you take?’ by foster huntington

‘the burning house: what would you take?’ is a blog that has been turned into a book by portland-based photographer foster huntington. the project is a growing collection of images that people have curated of their belongings based on what they would bring with them if their home was to be on fire. the selection is insightful and intimate, bringing attention to the things that are most important to people in their lives.

this collection belongs to: fred age: 53 location: germany occupation: communication and sales agency

this collection belongs to: alice bernardo age: 31 location: minho, portugal occupation: finder of really good stuff

this collection belongs to: ben r. age: 28 location: germany

this collection belongs to: erin wallace age: 28 location: maine occupation: photographer

this collection belongs to: joshua lee bacon age: 20 location: boone, iowa occupation: student

this collection belongs to: miguel age: 36 location: porto occupation: bike shop man

  • its all about what defines u

    scg says:
  • “the burning house, what would hipsters take ?”

    Mathieu says:
  • looking cool when the house burned down

    urbanizr says:
  • Hmm, I like the idea but this brings up a much larger issue needing to be addressed. Are the only voices now that get press so called artists, students or non-profit activists? How about a firefighter? A homemaker? Or mother earth forbid, a wall street banker? I know you got a few villains in that open mind . . .

    mstndvn says:
  • Thanks for getting your hipster junk out.

    Gary says:
  • when your house is burned, all you left with are the clothes you wear while standing in front of what used to be a house, with some things you used to call “my stuff”.

    me says:
  • Nice idea, but lame realization. Are you really going to fart around for your Prince cd, Lomo, and American Apparel watch when your f*ing house in on fire??? This is dumb.

    cbbates says:

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