VERSION 2
VERSION 1
This page is an explanatory supplement to “Mt Eerie pts. 6 & 7”, a big white photo book with a record of vaguely corresponding music. The book was published in an edition of 2400 in July of 2007 by P.W. Elverum & Sun, ltd. and it is now out of print.

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(The layout of the photos below is all weird and cascading because this website was built a few updates ago but I’m not up for fixing it right now so enjoy the weirdness.)



The photos were taken all on traditional film. Most of them are on expired 800 speed 35mm color print film with an antique half frame camera. (A Mercury Univex II, to be exact, which was apparently made from surplus 16mm movie camera parts during the depression. The shutter is a spinning disc. Here is a website about it.) Some other photos are taken with a 35mm full frame Leica dbp rangefinder similar to some of these. Then there are some taken on 120 print and slide film with a very old Kodak No. 2 folding cartridge Premo that looks like this and doesn’t really focus. The prints used in the book are almost all the ones that got automatically run through the machines when the film was sent off to the plant.

The photos were scanned and laid out and midwifed with the incomparable Aaron Flint Jamison in February & March of 2007 here in Anacortes and a little in Portland. The book is much his. He is the reason for the amazing awful dust jacket and other conceptual braveries like “no words”. (His dad suggested this web page.) Flint can be found now editing Veneer Magazine and else where.

It was printed at Hemlock Printers in Burnaby, BC, Canada in May and June of 2007 and delivered back to Anacortes for record stuffing and dustjacketing. (We letterpressed those here because it was a last minute call.)

Below is an attempt to remember the places and times of the photos. Some of them will be wrong. Whatever. It is not a documentary book about all the exotic places I’ve been. It’s not even a narrative myth story. It’s an arrangement of colors and shapes that are intended to get at this idea of “Mount Eerie” I keep excavating.


Mt. Erie, Anacortes, Wash. unknown


sunlight found at summit of Tårnvikfjellet, Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
January 2003


coming back down from Rønvikfjellet into Bodø, Norway
November 2002



along the highway between Paris and Bordeaux, France
April 17th 2000


7th St., Anacortes, Wash. at night
Dec. 2004


parents’ driveway, south Fidalgo Island, near Anacortes, Wash., refinery glow
unknown


from the hut on the hill above Trafton Lake, south Fidalgo Island, near Anacortes, Wash., farm light in the fog
spring 2004


Olympia, Wash. during Lakefair from the roof of the Track House
July 2001


Track House, Olympia, Wash. under the moon
unknown


Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


parents’ driveway, south Fidalgo Island, near Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


Calvin’s house, South Capitol neighborhood, Olympia, Wash.
unknown

Calvin’s house, South Capitol neighborhood, Olympia, Wash.
unknown

Poitiers, France
April 21st, 2000

Bologne, Italy
April 28th, 2000


behind the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
January 2003


frozen waterfall behind the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
January 2003


parents’ yard, Anacortes, Wash.
late summer 2005


north of Vancouver B.C. along the side of the road
October 20th, 1999


along the highway between Paris and Bordeaux, France
April 17th 2000


along the highway between Paris and Bordeaux, France
April 17th 2000


across the road from “the Shed”, Palmer, Mass.
April 30th, 2006


the train yards in Fredericia, Denmark
Oct. 15th, 2002


from the Martin Apartments, Olympia, Wash.
winter 2000


my house where I am typing this right now, Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


in the basement venue Zoobizarre, Bordeaux, France
April 23rd, 2000


Nagoya, Japan (taken by Geneneviève Castrée)
March 11th, 2006


Butte, Montana
late January 2007


Kjerringøy, Norway
December 2002


Saddlebag Island from Cap Sante, Anacortes, Wash.
2006


Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia
April 1st, 2000


Barra de Navidad, Mexico
early February 2000


Rome, Italy
March 28th, 2000


the ferry from Shikoku to Hiroshima, Japan
March 14th, 2006


the ferry from Shikoku to Hiroshima, Japan
March 14th, 2006


Hat Island from Cap Sante, Anacortes, Wash.
2006


unknown mountain from the boat between Bodø and Tromsø, Norway
Nov. 28th, 2002


unknown mountain from the boat between Bodø and Tromsø, Norway
Nov. 28th, 2002


unknown mountain from the boat between Bodø and Tromsø, Norway
Nov. 28th, 2002


The English Channel
April 16th, 2000


Strandåtindan and Eidetinden, Kjerringøy, Norway
December 20th, 2002


Sauk Mountain, North Cascades, Wash.
December 2005


Sauk Mountain, North Cascades, Wash.
December 2005


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


the woods along Størkvikreva, Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


on top of Tårnvikfjellet, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


on top of Tårnvikfjellet, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


on top of Tårnvikfjellet, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from the top of Tårnvikfjellet, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


Eidetinden, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


from the top of Tårnvikfjellet, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


Húnaflói from Ennishöfði, Westfjords, Iceland
May 28th, 2006


Húnaflói from Ennishöfði, Westfjords, Iceland
May 28th, 2006


moon/reindeer from the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


reindeer from the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


Mt. Erie, Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


frozen Trafton Lake and Mt. Erie, Anacortes, Wash.
January 5th, 2005


Mt. Erie, Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


Mt. Erie, Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


near Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
March 7th 2001


Bodø, Norway
November 2002


Hoh River, Olympic Peninsula, Wash.
Feb. 22nd, 2005


the grass by the water at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


unknown


Khaela at the corner of Legion and Jefferson, Olympia, Wash.
year unknown


Pacific Ocean, from Barra De Navidad, Mexico
early February 2000


Pacific Ocean, from Westport, Wash.
unknown


Pacific Ocean, from San Francisco, Cal.
Feb. 27th, 2001


Skagit Valley, Wash.
unknown


Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
March 7th, 2001


Wasatch Range north of Salt Lake City, Utah
unknown


from Park Butte fire lookout, North Cascades, Wash.
August 2006


Mt. Erie lookalike, northern Shikoku, Japan
March 13th, 2006


Fredericia, Denmark
Oct. 15th, 2002


clearcut near Joyce, Wash.
unknown


near Hoosick, NY (taken by Adrian Orange)
Oct. 9th, 2005


Waipio Valley, big island, Hawaii
early April 2001


Korsør, Denmark
Oct. 16th, 2002


Korsør, Denmark
Oct. 16th, 2002


near Dalton, Penn.
November 1999


Korsør, Denmark
Oct. 16th, 2002


unknown


Manning Provincial Park, B.C., Canada
February 18th, 2002


I-5 near Stanwood, Wash.
unknown


Fir Island, Wash. (taken by Hannah Elvrum)
Dec. 25th, 1999


Manning Provincial Park, B.C., Canada (taken by Izak Elvrum)
February 18th, 2002

Sproat Lake, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada
August 10th, 2003


below Mt. Erie, south side
unknown


below Mt. Erie, south side
unknown


below Mt. Erie, south side
unknown


Mt. Erie, by Lake Erie Grocery
unknown


Arrington’s old house, Olympia, Wash.
unknown


Pacific Ocean from the rocks by the old Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal.
Feb. 27th, 2001


desk at the cabin at Finnkonevika, Kjerringøy, Norway
winter 2002/2003


Hoh River, Olympic Peninsula, Wash.
Feb. 22nd, 2005


unknown


London, England
April 14th, 2000


unknown


near the Coleman Glacier, Mt. Baker, North Cascades, Wash.
July 24th, 2004


Geneviève in Bret’s cabin, Anacortes, Wash.
December 2004


Sinatra Lake, Tarzo, Italy
May 21st, 2001


southern New Mexico (taken by Mirah Y.T. Zeitlyn)
October 12th, 2000


Sharpe Road, Anacortes, Wash.
unknown


Mt. Erie
unknown


the roof/moon across from Mirah & Ariana’s window, Olympia, Wash.
unknown


Snoqualmie Pass, Wash.
unknown


Mt. Baker near Shreiber’s Meadows
unkown


west Texas
September 2nd, 2001


west Texas
September 2nd, 2001


west Texas
September 2nd, 2001


west Texas
October 12th, 2000


Kjerringøy, Norway
December 20th, 2002


Couer d’Alene, Idaho
January 25th, 2007


Couer d’Alene, Idaho
January 25th, 2007


Reykjavik, Iceland
March 2005


Bergen, Norway
May 17th, 2006


Bergen, Norway, the restaurant/hotel on top of the hill
May 17th, 2006


clearcuts across from Sauk Mountain, North Cascades, Wash.
December 2005


on the Skagit River dike near Conway, Wash.
January 27th, 2007


Bloomfield Rd. near Shelton, Wash.
late January 2007


Svolvær, Lofoten, Norway
November 28th, 2002




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