The Extreme Present

Oct 01 2017
Dec 01 2017

Via Modane 16
Torino, Piemonte, Italy
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Hello Robot

Feb 11 2017
May 14 2017
Vitra Design Museum
Charles-Eames-Straße 2
Weil am Rhein, BW, Germany
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It’s All Happening So Fast | A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment

Nov 15 2016
Apr 09 2017

The Canadian Centre for Architecture 1920 Rue Baile
Montréal, QC, Canada
H3H 2S6
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PressThe Register

Douglas Coupland: The average IQ is now 103 and the present is melting into the future

We live in 'cloud time' too, says jet-lagged author in speech
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PressMcGill Daily

We all saw this coming

Art, maps, and media subvert perceptions of Canada’s landscape
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PressCalgary Herald

Douglas Coupland hosting 3DCanada event in Calgary

Calgarians can get a glimpse of the future as part of a project called 3DCanada by having their faces scanned and receiving their own miniature 3-D-printed bust.
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ColumnFT Magazine

Is anger sexy or is it only for losers?

I’ve always wanted to go to anger management therapy but I don’t think I’m angry enough
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Douglas Coupland on free time, automation and Donald Trump

It's hard to imagine Abraham Lincoln using Twitter
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PressVancouver Sun

Canada 150: Douglas Coupland defined a generation

To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.
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PressReal Business

The future is now: Douglas Coupland unveils why perception of time has changed

Real Business recently went to Berlin to attend an intriguing event by Konica Minolta on the future, where author and scriptwriter Douglas Coupland unveiled some hard-hitting truths about technology shaping the way we think.
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1990s: The Good Decade

The 1990s were a darned good decade, and everybody’s now coming to realize this, but people also need to know that when the 1990s began, it felt like anything but a decade with a unique tone and texture and attitude. It felt like nothing. It felt blank.
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PressCanadian Architect

It’s All Happening So Fast

An exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture examines the conflicted relationship between our nation's ideal of nature—and the realities of our constructed environment.
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The Shanghai Project

Sep 05 2016
Mar 05 2017

Ying Hua Lu 869
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
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The Market Is Changing What Art Looks Like

On Friday at The Armory Show, a panel of art insiders gave their thoughts on the future of the market to a packed house. Moderator Kelly Crow of the Wall Street Journal was joined by auctioneer Simon de Pury, art advisor Todd Levin, collector Alain Servais, CEO of Athena Art...
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Visual Art2017

Assembling the Future

Saint Petersburg, Russia November / December 2016
ColumnFT Magazine

Why I can only ever be one Doug at any given time

‘I have several versions of me which I know I can more or less count on depending the situation. . . Everyday Doug . . . Serious Doug . . . Party Doug’
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PressLa Tercera

Douglas Coupland, escritor canadiense: “Crecí en un lugar sin historia moderna, sólo existe el futuro”

Novelista, ensayista y artista visual, por su novela Generación X se le consideró un portavoz generacional de los años 90.
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ColumnFT Magazine

Douglas Coupland on life without the Queen

I got to thinking about the Queen dying for real — what it would feel like and how it might go down. I can’t imagine a world without Her
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This is it with it as it is

Nov 24 2016
Jan 14 2017
Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory (AHVA)
6398 University Blvd
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6T 1Z4
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Kitchen Midden

Sep 25 2016
Jan 14 2017
Griffin Art Projects
1174 Welch St
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
V7P 1B2
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El Futuro Según Douglas Coupland

Friday Jan 13 2017
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PressEl Mercurio

Douglas Coupland y la habilidad de pensar el futuro

Creo que todos hemos tenido que lidiar con demasiado futuro demasiado rápido
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Bit Rot | Exhibit | Villa Stücke

Sep 29 2016
Jan 08 2017

Museum Villa Stuck
München, BY, Germany
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ColumnFT Magazine

Douglas Coupland on how we fell out of love with phone calls

Yesterday I found myself emailing to arrange a phone call with someone in New York. I suggested a number of times that worked on my end — could they perhaps choose one or suggest their own times? And then it dawned on me: arranging to speak with people on the...
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Douglas Coupland’s Digital Fortunes

The Canadian Artist Serves Riddles For the Online Era
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Four Words: Academia

Dec 13 2016
Mar 29 2017

Portland Building, Leeds Beckett University, Portland Way
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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This man is supposed to be the best Van Gogh lookalike in the world

Actor Dan Baker, 35, beat 1,250 contestants from 37 countries in an international competition to find someone who bears a resemblance to the Dutch painter.
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PressWinnipeg Free Press

Hybrid of essays, short fiction classic Coupland

A hybrid of Andy Warhol and Marshall McLuhan, Douglas Coupland sometimes works as a visual artist, other times as a writer. With 13 novels under his belt along with two collections of short stories and seven non-fiction books, he has created a great library of Canadian work.
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PressArtnet News

Douglas Coupland Has Found His Van Gogh Lookalike

The resemblance is pretty striking.
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PressDaily Mail

Canadian artist searching for best van Gogh lookalike finds subject in Dorset

A Canadian artist scouring the planet for Vincent van Gogh's closest lookalike has found his subject in the UK.
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ColumnFT Magazine

Tentacular: Douglas Coupland on Helvetica, clip art and the gangly beast that is the internet

The feel of the internet is unlike anything else: as wondrous as the bubbling cradle of pea-soup goo from which life emerged
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