24/7 - A Wake-Up Call For Our Non-Stop World

Oct 31 2019
Feb 23 2020

Somerset House
Strand, London, United Kingdom
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Welcome to the Age of YOU · Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist,

Sep 05 2019
Jan 05 2020
Museum of Contemporary Art
158 Sterling Rd
Toronto, ON, Canada
M6R 2B2
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It’s Urgent!

Aug 31 2019
Jan 01 2020
Luma Westbau
Löwenbräukunst Limmatstrasse 270
Zürich, , Switzerland
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Michael Stipe in conversation with Douglas Coupland & Jonathan Berger

Friday Nov 01 2019
7 00 PM
10 00 PM
476 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, USA
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PressThe Medium

Age of You: The spectacle of data in reality

The exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Toronto examines our life through technology
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PressThe Globe & Mail

Age of You charts the development of the ‘extreme self’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto

So welcome to the age of you, or Age of You, an exhibition about the contemporary state of selfhood. The show is based on a forthcoming book by two international writer/art curators, Shumon Basar and Hans Ulrich Obrist, and the Canadian novelist, artist and designer Douglas Coupland of Generation X...
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PressToronto Star

‘Age of You’ show at MOCA ponders what’s become of our individual identities

Douglas Coupland feels a strange sensation in his head these days. He think thinks we all might feel it, too. It is the recognition, he says, “that we’ve changed and there’s no going back to what we were before.”
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Our Interference Times, by Michael Stipe, with Douglas Coupland

Friday Sep 20 2019
5 30 PM
7 00 PM
NY Art Book Fair
22-25 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY, United States
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Michael Stipe with Douglas Coupland: Our Interference Times: A Visual Record

Michael Stipe with Douglas Coupland: Our Interference Times: A Visual Record
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PressNY Magazine

The Urbanist’s Guide to Toronto

Umeboshi–beurre blanc veggies, vinyl nights, canoe excursions.
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Douglas Coupland – Galerie Division

May 09 2019
Jul 06 2019
Galerie Division
2020 Rue William
Montréal, QC, Canada
H3J 1R9
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PressRadio New Zealand

Interview - Radio New Zealand

Mixing the bizarre and the mundane, Douglas Coupland’s novels explore social change and the texture of the times. In 1991, before the internet, Canadian Coupland wrote about ‘historical overdosing’ in his novel Generation X – to live in a period of time when too much seems to happen. Major symptoms...
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May 18 2018
Apr 30 2019
Vancouver Aquarium
845 Avison Way
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6G 3E2
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Jan 23 2019
Apr 22 2019

Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia
Lisboa, , Portugal
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PressCTV News

Northern lights inspired sky-rise art display previewed in downtown Calgary

People in the downtown core were treated to a preview of Northern Lights, an LED art installation created by Douglas Coupland, on the TELUS Sky building on Thursday night. LED lighting, encircling the window frames on the south exterior of the building in the 600 block of Centre Street Southwest...
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PressThe Globe and Mail

B.C. art exhibit focuses on ocean plastics in effort to highlight environmental damage

Fishing nets, buoys, water bottles, giant chunks of plastic foam, shoes and detritus from the Japanese tsunami are meant to offer visitors to the Maritime Museum of B.C. in Victoria just a tiny window into the vast array of plastics that make up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber

Mar 07 2019
Mar 11 2019

Corniche St
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature

Feb 28 2019
Mar 06 2019

Al Shindagha Historical
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Surface Tension

Jan 18 2019
Mar 03 2019
Design TO Festival
235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5J 2G8
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PressThe National

Your essential guide to Dubai Art Season

The Canadian conceptual artist and writer Douglas Coupland has turned his focus to art and technology in the past 10 years. Kholeif has invited him to Sharjah to perform his A Manifesto, a discussion of data and behaviour as well as an attempt to think through new literary forms in...
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Sep 21 2018
Jan 13 2019
Kunsthal Charlottenborg
Nyhavn 2
København, , Denmark
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Engage Speaker Talks – Unleashing Creativity

Thursday Nov 01 2018
8 30 AM
12 00 PM
National Speakers Bureau
372 Bay St
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5H 2W9
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Jun 23 2018
Oct 14 2018
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL, United States
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Slogans for the Twenty-First Century

Oct 07 2018
Oct 11 2018
Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
Montreal, QC, Canada
H3H 2S6
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Override - A Billboard Project

Sep 17 2018
Oct 07 2018
City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE)

Chicago, IL, United States
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The National Portrait

Jun 29 2018
Aug 19 2018
Ottawa Art Gallery
50 Mackenzie King Bridge
Ottawa, ON, Canada
K1N 0C5
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PressThe Globe and Mail

Gordon Smith and Douglas Coupland make art a public act

We are certainly worlds away from the days when West Vancouver was a creative enclave, where some of the West Coast’s biggest names would go to make art and design homes, for themselves or their friends.
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Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Friday Jul 06 2018
6 30 PM
9 00 PM

36 Bedford Square
London, England, United Kingdom
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PressThe Globe and Mail

Douglas Coupland scans the heads of Canadian shoppers for new large-scale project

In his quest to create a portrait of Canada, artist Douglas Coupland hit the mall – or at least, Canadian department stores. Beginning in 2015, Coupland set up shop at Simons stores across the country, where, using a bank of 3-D printers, he scanned some 1,700 shoppers, who each received a five-centimetre bust.
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PressGeorgia Straight

Photos: A sneak peek at Douglas Coupland's The National Portrait, a 3-D installation opening at the Ottawa Art Gallery June 29

Vancouver artist and writer Douglas Coupland is set to unveil The National Portrait, the result of a high-tech cross-country project, at the Ottawa Art Gallery tomorrow (June 29), in time for Canada Day.
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PressOttawa Citizen

Douglas Coupland unveils new National Portrait at the Ottawa Art Gallery

Hidden among the multi-coloured faces comprising Douglas Coupland’s latest work The National Portrait is a practical joke.
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PressCTV News

Douglas Coupland's portrait of Canada is bright, optimistic and in 3D

VANCOUVER -- A shimmering golden lumberjack look-alike. A pastel paint-streaked woman staring confidently ahead. A Cree chief proudly wearing his headdress.
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PressVancouver Is Awesome

Douglas Coupland’s portrait of Canada is bright, optimistic and in 3D

A shimmering golden lumberjack look-alike. A pastel paint-streaked woman staring confidently ahead. A Cree chief proudly wearing his headdress.
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