Homeless in Vancouver: This mess is a dream come true
Paper and books strewn all over the place. Was it bookish crows? Did some Dumpster diver do that?
Wait a minute…that’s suspiciously clean garbage. Is that a mess or an art installation?
Caution: art students at work
They were trying to illustrate a dream—a dream of falling, or perhaps of falling into a dream. They weren’t sure—they were working it out as they went along.
Basically they were making art—similar enough to making a mess as to make no difference.
Laurel and Billy are both attending the Emily Carr University of Art + Design, located on Granville Island.
Named after the important B.C. painter and writer Emily Carr, this prestigious postsecondary institution is unique for its singular focus on the arts.
It’s also surprisingly sprightly for an octogenarian: in 2015 it will mark the 90th anniversary of its founding in 1925.