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Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland is a Canadian writer and artist.
Douglas Coupland is a Canadian artist and author. (Mark Peckmezian)

Douglas Coupland is a Canadian artist and writer. His books include Generation X, Hey Nostradamus!, jPod, The Gum Thief and Bit Rot. His art has appeared in the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. Coupland was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 2013. Generation X was a contender on Canada Reads 2010, when it was defended by Cadence Weapon. In 2015 and 2016 he was the artist in residence at Paris's Google Cultural Institute.

Books by Douglas Coupland

Interviews with Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland building a portrait of Canada 0:50
The internet can be a fabulous and powerful thing but follow it to its core and you'll find wires. In Douglas Coupland's latest book, he explores cyberspace and Alcatel-Lucent, one of the most important internet companies you've never heard of. 25:00
Vancouver author tries to capture the new way we think in his newest book, Bit Rot. 7:15
Coupland's new art installation, Vortex, is taking over the Vancouver Aquarium for the next year. 11:55

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