The government is the people’s voice. Sometimes it appears that the government is hiding. Sometimes, one is surprised just where it’s got to. Here is the art that Vernon’s Gallery Vertigo put up at Okanagan College in Vernon this month.
Ryan Robson, Untitled
An issue with a wordless voice.
Here is the art that the government paid for outside.
Gender equity, of course (It is, after all, a four-sided obelisk made out of melted mountain.)
Erected to Celebrate a Ceremonial Partnership with Korea
Here is the art we pay for outside the main doors of the college.
Here is the art that reveals the Canadian Government’s secret hiding place today.
The provincial government pays up to $2.50 a tree (20 acres …2000 trees to the acre … whew!) to subsidize the planting of Royal Gala apples such as these, to counteract the effect of national government trade treaties with the United States. To which, we might add: